differences

Reasons to consider the Olympus ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO

Lighter 0.9 kg vs 1.5 kg
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More than 40% lighter
More magnification 1:2.4 (0.4) vs 1:4.8 (0.2)
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Take macro shots with subjects 2x larger in your photo
More zoom 3.8x vs 2.9x
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More than 30% more zoom, giving you more flexibility for photos
Better wide angle 40 mm vs 70 mm
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More than 40% better wide angle
Slightly cheaper $1,149.00 vs $1,474.11
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The best price we've seen is $325 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Learn more about
the Olympus ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Image stabilization Canon IS II vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Better telephoto 200 mm vs 150 mm
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More than 30% more reach, less perspective distortion
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Learn more about
the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Fixed aperture Constant aperture lenses Help
The same maximum aperture at all focal lengths
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Prime lens Both are zoom lenses Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Min focal length Good wide-angle Help
ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO40 mm
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM70 mm

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

competitors

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Competitors

Olympus Zuiko 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5 ED SWD

Olympus Zuiko 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5 ED SWD

Wildlife lens

$1,199

Max focal length Better telephoto
Wide minimum Much wider aperture
Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM O.I.S. WR

Fujifilm XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R LM O.I.S. WR

Portrait lens

Magnification Less magnification
Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 35-100mm f/2.8

Sports lens

$70 - $998

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Shorter
Max focal length Worse telephoto

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Competitors

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III

Wildlife lens

$120 - $199

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Lighter
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

Wide angle lens

$1,916 - $2,397

Min focal length Better wide angle
Weight Lighter
Max focal length Worse telephoto
Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Canon EF

Tamron SP 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Canon EF

Sports lens

$899 - $1,299

Lowest price Cheaper
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization

discussion Which do you think is better?

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