Thread: 12-42ez v 12-40
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Old 17th April 2017
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Re: 12-42ez v 12-40

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Originally Posted by Melaka View Post
I've never done any serious comparisons between the two lenses so can't help on that one. The only time I've ever compared the 12-40 with anything else was with the 14-150. The difference in IQ was very marked and in consequence I seldom use the 14-150 now.
Thanks for reply.
In what way was the image quality different ? I would expect a 10x zoom to be deficient in some areas compared to a 3x zoom. For example I had two 5x Minolta and Sony zooms that were very sharp but had bad distortion at the wide end, one would not focus nearer than 5 ft. and one had bad fringing.
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Jeff
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