Product Comparison: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro vs Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18 mm F4.0-5.6

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General Specifications
M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro
M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18 mm F4.0-5.6
About the Product
With its robust construction, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14 mm F2.8 PRO lets you push the limits, ideal for shooting in adverse conditions. Its compact, lightweight design makes it the ideal travel companion for your worldwide assignments.
The M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18 mm F4-5.6 expands your lens system with an extreme wide-angle zoom. It is extremely compact, weighing only 155g, and the short overall length of 49.5 mm is made possible by the retractable parking mechanism.
Key Specs
Mount Type
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Maximum Aperture
2.8 /f
4 /f
Minimum Focal Length
7 millimeters
9 millimeters
Maximum Focal Length
14 millimeters
18 millimeters
Lens Type
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro Zoom Lens
  • Absolutely superb lens. At 7-14mm it has the 35mm/full-frame equivalent view of a 14-28mm.
  • The sharpness, even fully open at f/2.8, is incredible.
  • The images are so crisp, excellent ultra wide angle lens.
  • Distortion is well control and really great for landscape.
  • Awesome lens and super wide angle of view.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18 mm F4.0-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • A 18mm range on a zoom is great for the street.
  • No problem with sharpness.
  • This is a superb lens. It is equivalent to 18-36mm on a 35mm camera.
  • Image clarity and color are very good and the field of view range is excellent for wide angle work.
  • The 35mm equivalent 18-36mm field of view is outstanding on a Micro Four Thirds camera.
Size & Weight
3.11 in.
2.22 in.
3.11 in.
2.22 in.
4.17 in.
1.95 in.
18.83 oz.
4.05 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro Zoom Lens
  • Nice and small.
  • It's still a pretty good size for a m4/3 lens.
  • Beautiful, easy to hold and use.
  • Very nice lens. Good size and weight.
  • Lightweight and a pleasure to use.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18 mm F4.0-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • Small, light, built for running when you need to run.
  • It is very small and convenient.
  • Great lens with good size.
  • Incredibly small and lightweight and feels decently well made.
  • I like the size, the weight and the focal range.
Minimum Focus Distance
7.87 in.
9.84 in.
Field Of View
114° - 75°
100° - 62°
Zoom Type
Auto Focus, Manual Focus
Auto Focus, Manual Focus
Optical Stabilization
What customers say about "Imaging"
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro Zoom Lens
  • It's sharp, and focusses quickly.
  • Very sharp, bright, beautiful colour, very fast autofocus, nice bokeh when wide open.
  • The focus ring is buttery smooth and quiet.
  • I like it, very nice focus, and fast.
  • Manual focus clutch is super convenient.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18 mm F4.0-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • The lens focuses really fast (on the Olympus OM-D) and produces great images.
  • Very pleased with this lens. Photos are distortion-free, and the wide-angle range offers more freedom and possibilities than a fixed-range lens.
  • Autofocus is fast and accurate even in low light.
  • Manual focus is good for close-ups.
  • The zoom ring and the manual focus ring have a very nice feel to it.
Brand Compatibility
Olympus / Pentax / Panasonic
Olympus / Pentax / Panasonic
Sensor Type Compatibility
Four Thirds
Four Thirds
Lens Groups and Elements
14 Elements in 11 Groups
12 Elements in 8 Groups
Number of Aperture Blades
ZERO coating, Weatherproof, Dedicated Fn Button, MSC (Movie and Still Compatible)
MSC (Movie and Still Compatible), Aspherical Lens, Circular aperture, ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) Glass
Filter Diameter
52 millimeters
What customers say about "Features"
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 Pro Zoom Lens
  • Build quality on this lens is excellent.
  • The build quality is superb with very tactile feedback from the controls.
  • It is a really good lens. It gives good bokeh.
  • It's built extremely well,very sharp throughout the range,and handles very well on my GH4.
  • Really robust materials and visually fantastic.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 9-18 mm F4.0-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • The image quality it produces is very satisfying. Highly recommended.
  • It a very decent wide angle lens with very little distortion at 9mm.
  • Very good center sharpness.
  • Excellent lens. Very handy for street photography.
  • Extremely compact lens, though approximately doubles in length in use. Produces nice photos.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Other Information
1399.99 $
699.99 $

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