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Olympus Announces Pro Series 45mm f1.2 Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

25 October 2017

Olympus has announced its M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 Pro lens for the Micro Four Thirds system. The 35mm equivalent for the weatherproof lens is 90mm.

Autofocus is fast and accurate, even at f1.2, the company aid. Olympus' most advanced lens coating signficantly reduces lens flare as well.


Highlights of the 45mm lens include:

  • Compact, lightweight Pro lens design
  • Ultra bright f1.2 aperture
  • Smooth feathered bokeh
  • Easy-access custom function button
  • (Advanced Zuiko extra-low reflection optical coating
  • Weatherproof construction is splashproof, freezeproof and dustproof
  • Manual focus clutch
  • 14 lens elements in 10 groups
  • High-Speed MSC focusing
  • Minimum focusing distance: 50cm


Specifications for the 45mm lens include:

Mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal Length 45mm (90mm in 35m equivalent)
Aperture f1.2 to f16
9 rounded diaphragm blades
Angle of View 27°
Minimum Focus 19.7 inches
Magnification 0.1x
Optical Design 14 elements in 10 groups
ED lens, 4 HR lenses, aspherical lens
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization No
Filter Thread 62mm
Dimensions 2.75 x 3.35 inches
Weight 14.46 oz.


Adorama and B&H are both now accepting pre-orders for $1,199.

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