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Olympus ZUIKO Digital ED 12-60mm ƒ/2.8-4.0 SWD Lens Review

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Reader Score: 9.25 (out of 10)
Review (Summary): "The ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-60mm ƒ/2.8-4.0 SWD is a high-performance standard zoom lens, which covers a zoom range equivalent to 24mm to 120mm on a 35mm camera lens. ...

... There's not much more to say about this lens for which our tests don't speak for themselves - the lens is a winner optically, producing very sharp images even wide open. ..."

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DPReview 8.08  04-07-08 Read Full Review
Review (Summary): "The Digital Zuiko ED 12-60mm 1:2.8-4.0 SWD is Olympus's latest upmarket standard zoom, announced to accompany its E-3 flagship DSLR in October 2007. Firmly placed in what Olympus refers to as its 'Pro' lens lineup, this lens offers a near-ideal focal length range for a standard zoom (24mm to 120mm in 35mm-equivalent terms), combining a useful wide-angle for landscapes and architecture with a telephoto extending nicely into the classic 'portrait' range. ...

... Indeed the Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 SWD is quite simply a superb lens, which can lay claim to being one of the very best standard zooms currently available. This is a design which would have been almost unimaginable even five years ago; a 5x wide-angle to telephoto zoom which, through the use of some exotic optics, manages to perform almost flawlessly across its entire range, and throws in some impressive macro performance too. ..."

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