differences

Reasons to consider the Olympus 8mm f/3.5 ED

LensHero is not aware of any important advantages of the Olympus 8mm f/3.5 ED vs the Olympus ED 8mm f/1.8 PRO.
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Reasons to consider the Olympus ED 8mm f/1.8 PRO

Significantly wider aperture f/1.8 vs f/3.5
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At its widest, the ED 8mm f/1.8 PRO captures much more light (1.9 f-stops)
Smaller diameter 62 mm vs 77 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Slightly lighter 315 g vs 485 g
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Around 40% lighter
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fisheye Both are fisheye lenses Help
Extremely wide circular images
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
8 mm
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
8 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 ED 8mm f/1.8 PRO Competitors

Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Fisheye lens

Length Shorter
Weight Slightly lighter
Auto focus Auto focus

Olympus Zuiko 8mm f/3.5 ED Competitors

Panasonic Lumix G  8mm/F3.5

Panasonic Lumix G 8mm/F3.5

Fisheye lens

$798

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter

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