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Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. versus Nikkor AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II versus Olympus ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6

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Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.

DxOMark Score

Best at f=14mm & f/4[?]
10

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
5P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
4.9TStop
Distortion
[?]
1.2%
Vignetting
[?]
-1.2EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
10µm
dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II

DxOMark Score

Best at f=18mm & f/3.5[?]
13

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
6P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
4.9TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.4%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.5EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
10µm
dxomark
Olympus ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6

DxOMark Score

Best at f=14mm & f/3.5[?]
8

Lens Metric Scores

Sharpness
[?]
4P-Mpix
Transmission
[?]
5TStop
Distortion
[?]
0.3%
Vignetting
[?]
-0.5EV
Chr. aberration
[?]
8µm
dxomark
Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S.
Announced2011-08-26 
Indicative price (USD) 399 
Aperturef/3.5-5.6  
Focal range (mm) 14 - 42  
Filter diameter (mm) 37 
Max diameter (mm) 62 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
StabilizationYes  
AF MotorStepping Motor  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front element  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack, Silver  
Full-Time manual focus  
Number of lenses9  
Number of groups8  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)26.8  
Weight (gr)95  

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dxomark
Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G ED II
Announced2006-11-01 
Indicative price (USD) 120 
Aperturef/3.5-5.6  
Focal range (mm) 18 - 55  
Filter diameter (mm) 52 
Max diameter (mm) 70.5 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorSWM  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementYes  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses7  
Number of groups5  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)74  
Weight (gr)205  

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dxomark
Olympus ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6
Announced2006-09-01 
Indicative price (USD) 225 
Aperturef/3.5-5.6  
Focal range (mm) 14 - 42  
Filter diameter (mm) 58 
Max diameter (mm) 65.5 
Mount typeFour Thirds  
StabilizationNo  
AF MotorDC Micro motor  
Zoom typeRing  
Rotating front elementNo  
Tripod mountNo  
ColorBlack or silver  
Full-Time manual focusNo  
Number of lenses10  
Number of groups8  
Diaphragm blades7  
Circular apertureYes  
Length (mm)61  
Weight (gr)190  

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dxomark

in P-Mpix
Focal: 14 - 24 - 35 - 42
 
Focal: 18 - 24 - 35 - 55
 
Focal: 14 - 18 - 25 - 35 - 42
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0
 
Aperture: 0

in EV

in EV
Focal: 14 - 24 - 35 - 42
 
Focal: 18 - 24 - 35 - 55
 
Focal: 14 - 18 - 25 - 35 - 42
Aperture: 3.5 - 4 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22
 
Aperture: 3.5 - 4.5 - 5.6 - 8 - 22
 
Aperture: 3.5 - 5.6 - 8 - 11 - 22

in micrometer