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differences

Reasons to consider the Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 Leica D

Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the 25mm f/1.4 Leica D captures much more light, 2 f-stops
Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 Leica D Learn more about
the Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 Leica D

Reasons to consider the Olympus 25mm f/2.8 ED

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 25mm f/2.8 ED goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Shorter 24 mm vs 75 mm
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3.1x shorter
Lighter 95 g vs 0.5 kg
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5.4x lighter
Slightly cheaper $249.00 vs $874.87
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The best price we've seen is $626 cheaper (3.5x less)
Slightly smaller diameter 64 mm vs 78 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Olympus Zuiko 25mm f/2.8 ED Learn more about
the Olympus 25mm f/2.8 ED

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
25 mm
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Olympus Zuiko M. ED 45mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$399

Panasonic Lumix  20mm f/1.7 G

Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 G

Low light lens

$899

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Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7

Low light lens

$598

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$598 - $629

Panasonic Lumix G  14mm f/2.5

Panasonic Lumix G 14mm f/2.5

Low light lens

$299 - $340

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Four-thirds

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Four-thirds

Low light lens

$499

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II

Low light lens

$101 - $125

Panasonic 25mm f/1.4 Leica D Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

Wide maximum Narrower aperture
Length Slightly shorter
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle
Nikon Nikkor 1 32mm f/1.2

Nikon Nikkor 1 32mm f/1.2

Low light lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Slightly wider aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Olympus Zuiko 25mm f/2.8 ED Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Olympus M.Zuiko  17mm f/2.8

Olympus M.Zuiko 17mm f/2.8

Lens

$57 - $299

Nikon Nikkor  50mm f/1.8D

Nikon Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D

Low light lens

$114 - $115

Aperture Wider aperture
Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Min focal length Slightly worse wide angle

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