differences

Reasons to consider the Panasonic 8mm/F3.5

Shorter 52 mm vs 80 mm
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Around 40% shorter
Slightly cheaper $719.99 vs $947.00
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The best price we've seen is $227 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Slightly lighter 165 g vs 315 g
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Around 50% lighter
Panasonic Lumix G  8mm/F3.5 Learn more about
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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)
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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
Diameter Small diameters Help
8mm/F3.561 mm
ED 8mm f/1.8 PRO62 mm
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

Panasonic Lumix G 8mm/F3.5 Competitors

Olympus Zuiko 8mm f/3.5 ED

Olympus Zuiko 8mm f/3.5 ED

Fisheye lens

$538 - $649

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Diameter Larger diameter
Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Fisheye lens

Auto focus Auto focus
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC MFT

Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC MFT

Fisheye lens

$256 - $259

Lowest price Cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 8mm f/1.8 PRO Competitors

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 II

Samyang 8mm f/2.8 II

Fisheye lens

$269

Lowest price Cheaper
Length Slightly shorter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Rokinon 7.5mm f/3.5

Fisheye lens

Length Shorter
Weight Slightly lighter
Auto focus Auto focus
Nikon Nikkor  70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Nikon Nikkor 70-300mm f/4-5.6G

Wildlife lens

$335

Max focal length Much better telephoto
Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

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