differences

Reasons to consider the Olympus 25mm f/1.8

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Olympus 25mm f/1.8 vs the Olympus 17mm f/1.8.
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Reasons to consider the Olympus 17mm f/1.8

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Olympus 17mm f/1.8 vs the Olympus 25mm f/1.8.
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/1.8
Diameter Small diameters Help
25mm f/1.856 mm
17mm f/1.858 mm
Length Short Help
25mm f/1.841 mm
17mm f/1.836 mm
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Weight Light weight Help
25mm f/1.8136 g
17mm f/1.8120 g
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
25mm f/1.825 mm
17mm f/1.817 mm

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix G  20mm f/1.7 II

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II

Low light lens

$268

Length Slightly shorter
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Panasonic Lumix G  Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Low light lens

$458

Wide minimum Wider aperture
Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$70 - $598

Aperture Wider aperture
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Wide minimum Wider aperture

Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8 Competitors

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

Low light lens

$339

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Olympus Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 ED

Olympus Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 ED

Wide angle lens

$159

Zoom range More zoom
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$299

Diameter Smaller diameter
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle

discussion Which do you think is better?

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