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Dec 14, 2011
Jun 24, 2003
 
Zoom lens
Zoom lens
FourThirds
FourThirds
12–50 mm
14–54 mm
No
No
Micro Four Thirds
Four Thirds
 
F3.5–6.3
F2.8–3.5
F22
F22
No
No
5
7
Circular aperture diaphragm
 
 
10
15
9
11
2 Aspherical glass elements
3 aspherical lens elements
 
0.20 m (7.87)
0.22 m (8.66)
0.36×
0.26×
Yes
Yes
Stepper motor
Micromotor
Yes
Unknown
Internal
Internal
 
with floating mechanism
No
Yes
No
No
 
211 g (0.47 lb)
435 g (0.96 lb)
57 mm (2.24)
74 mm (2.89)
83 mm (3.27)
87 mm (3.43)
Yes
Yes
Black
Black
Rotary (internal)
Rotary (extending)
52.0 mm
67.0 mm
No
Yes
 
LH-70
No
No