Lens advice - Oly 25mm f1.9 or Pan 20mm f1.7

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Lens advice - Oly 25mm f1.9 or Pan 20mm f1.7

I was convinced here to upgrade my body (likely to OM-D E-M10 II) and get a new lens to improve low light performance. Originally I wanted to keep my camera as small as possible, so I was planning on a pancake. But now I'm not so sure. I might take my camera more places if it had a pancake, but maybe not enough to sacrifice a bit of quality (plus, the body isn't getting any smaller).

What I'm looking for are sharp pictures, nice colours, nice bokeh. By low light, I mean people hanging out indoors at night or outside at dusk.

The Panasonic gets generally good reviews, my only concern is that people often say it's great for a pancake.

What I'm wondering is if the Olympus 25mm f1.8 would produce better pictures in general but especially in low light. They're roughly the same price on amazon.

This lens will be the last one I buy for a while and will likely stay on the camera most of the time. I really just take pictures of friends and family.

Thanks in advance!

 khcan's gear list:khcan's gear list
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-150mm 1:4-5.6 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 LG G5 +1 more
Olympus OM-D E-M10
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