differences

Reasons to consider the Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 II

Slightly shorter 26 mm vs 36 mm
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Around 30% shorter
Panasonic Lumix G  20mm f/1.7 II Learn more about
the Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 II

Reasons to consider the Olympus 17mm f/1.8

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 17mm f/1.8 goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Slightly smaller diameter 58 mm vs 63 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Olympus M.Zuiko  17mm f/1.8 Learn more about
the Olympus 17mm f/1.8

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
20mm f/1.7 IIf/1.7
17mm f/1.8f/1.8
Length Short Help
20mm f/1.7 II26 mm
17mm f/1.836 mm
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Diameter Small diameters Help
20mm f/1.7 II63 mm
17mm f/1.858 mm
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Weight Light weight Help
20mm f/1.7 II87 g
17mm f/1.8120 g
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
20mm f/1.7 II20 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

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II Competitors

Panasonic Lumix G  Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Low light lens

$441 - $598

Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Length Slightly longer
Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$70 - $598

Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Magnification Slightly more magnification
Length Longer
Panasonic Lumix G  14mm f/2.5

Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5

Low light lens

$220

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Diameter Slightly smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 Competitors

Olympus M.Zuiko  25mm f/1.8

Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$279 - $399

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO

Wide angle lens

$659 - $849

Zoom range More zoom
Magnification More magnification
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Panasonic Lumix G  Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Low light lens

$441 - $598

Wide minimum Wider aperture

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