Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm 1:2.8-4.0 SWD

Announced Oct 16, 2007 •
Zoom lens | Four Thirds
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Review of Olympus 12-60mm f/2.8-4 ED SWD Zuiko Digital
By: SLR Gear

There's not much more to say about this lens for which our tests don't speak for themselves - the lens is a winner optically, producing very sharp images even wide open. Chromatic aberration is well-controlled, light falloff is minimal and image distortion is better than typical for the range of focal lengths the lens has to cover. It's superfast to autofocus, though we had difficulty using the...

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Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm 1:2.8-4.0 SWD review

The Olympus Zuiko Digital 12-60mm is quite simply one of the best quality zoom lenses we’ve tested to date. Its optical performance is superb, delivering very sharp results across the frame at all focal lengths. The SWD auto-focusing is very quick and quiet, and unlike the motor-assisted manual focusing of most Four Thirds lenses, the mechanically-linked system here feels tactile and...

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