Olympus M.Zuiko ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6

Olympus M.Zuiko  ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6
$480 - $699
9-18 mm
autofocus 2x zoom lens
f/4-5.6
variable aperture
  • Generic motor Built-in focus motor

reviewswhat are people saying

"This lens is very sharp; and so far I have found the auto-focus to be fast and reliable."

bhphotovideo.com

"I use this lens for street shooting, architecture, interiors. The size and weight is amazing, I cannot think of any wide angle lenses that are even close to this for convenience."

bhphotovideo.com

"Use in lowlight requires flash and/or tripod use: it is not a suitable lens for night handheld work."

bhphotovideo.com

compatibilitywith digital cameras

Pros

The Olympus ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 vs other Digital camera lenses

Auto focus Supports autofocus Help
Easier to use

Cons

The Olympus ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 vs other Digital camera lenses

Aperture Narrow aperture Help
f/4
Prime lens Zoom lens Help
Typically not as sharp as prime lenses
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Wide minimum Poor narrowest aperture Help
f/5.6

The Olympus ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 vs other Digital camera lenses

Magnification Poor macro Help
1:10 (0.1)
Zoom range Below average zoom range Help
2x

Specifications

General

Min focal length
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9 mm
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Max focal length
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18 mm
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Zoom range
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2x
Magnification
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1:10 (0.1)

Aperture

Wide maximum
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f/4
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Wide minimum
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f/5.6
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Tele maximum
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f/5.6
below average below average
Tele minimum
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f/5.6
below average below average

Features

Auto focus
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Yes
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Focus motor
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Generic motor
Image stabilization
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None
Fisheye
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No
Tilt-shift
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No

Form factor

Lens mount
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Micro Four Thirds
Length
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50 mm
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Diameter
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57 mm
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Filter size
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52 mm
Weight
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155 g
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Angle of view

Wide horizontal
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90°
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Telephoto horizontal
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53.1°
Wide vertical
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73.7°
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Telephoto vertical
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41.1°
Wide diagonal
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102.7°
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Telephoto diagonal
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64°

Competitors

DiscussionWhat do you think about the Olympus M.Zuiko ED 9-18mm f/4-5.6 lens?

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Ibnabdalhalim (5:14 AM, December 13, 2010)
What's with rating the long end of a wide-angle zoom, thumbs up or down no less? By your criteria a 4-600mm would win hands down, or so it seems. Good luck, but looks to me that you'll need criteria with a finer grain if you're to rate like with like.