focal length of the Olympus 2.8/12-40mm M. Zuiko

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lichtloper New Member • Posts: 16
focal length of the Olympus 2.8/12-40mm M. Zuiko

Owners of the 2.8/12-40mm (and 12-60),

I was reading a review of this lens, saying a.o:
"...the 12-40mm angle of view, all at focal lengths, is smaller than the angle of view with the 12-60mm. Translation, the angle of view you get with the 12-60mm at 12mm is going to be wider (and noticeably so) compared to the 12-40mm." 
Again in other words: the 12mm position on the 12-40 lens is supposed to offer an angle of view of less than 84 degrees.
If true, I find this rather painful (for such an expensive lens, a PRO lens at that).

Question is: is it true?

If you're an owner of both lenses, could you please compare them for me?

Thank you!


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Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5 Olympus E-M5 II Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 R Olympus 12-40mm F2.8
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