M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R zoom lens covers the essential everyday portrait and landscape focal length range of 14-42mm (35mm equivalent of 28-84mm). The 7-blade circular aperture diaphragm creates nice soft background blur for portrait shots. The lens comes with Movie-Still-Compatible (MSC) technology for ultra fast performance either during movie or still shooting.
Smaller and lighter than standard SLR lenses thanks to the Micro Four Thirds format, the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 II (35mm equivalent focal length: 28-84mm) lens provides full 3x zoom performance in a very small package. The evolution of this PEN kit lens now focuses faster than ever before, so you won't miss out on rapid shooting situations. Designed for shooting movies as well as stills, this updated lens now features MSC technology for practically silent auto focusing and great movie sound even when zooming. This lightweight and compact lens delivers high image quality and has an excellent close-up shooting capability.
Inner focus with screw drive mechanism
14-42 mm (35mm equivalent focal length 28-84 mm)
8 lenses in 7 groups
Aspherical glass elements
Angle of view
75 - 29 °
Closest Focusing Distance
9.8 inches (0.25 m)
0.19x (35 mm equivalent: 0.38x)
Number of aperture blades
7 (circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring)
f3.5 ( 14mm ); f5.6 ( 42mm )
2.2 inches (56.5 mm) Ø x 1.9 inches (50 mm) long
4.0 ounces (113 g)