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MFT Lens Lineup

Since the launch of the Panasonic G1 in 2008, the Micro Four Thirds system has been growing dynamically. Increasingly more sophisticated and feature-rich cameras have been released, and a comprehensive set of interchangeable lenses has built up. Indeed, more than 100 lenses with a native mFT mount are available by now (see the compendium table below). About 70 optics from Olympus, Panasonic, Kodak, Sigma, Tamron and YI support autofocus operation, while the manual focus lenses often serve specialty applications, such as the Nokton series of ultra-fast primes from Voigtländer, the 24mm Tilt/Shift lens from Samyang, or the 300mm mirror lens from Tokina. In addition, all the lenses that had been released for the Four Thirds system can be mounted and operated on mFT cameras with the help of an FT to MFT adapter.

Even though the lens catalog appears rather comprehensive already, it continues to expand. So what can we expect in terms of new lens releases over the coming months? Below is a roadmap of what has been rumored, is in the pipeline, or has recently been launched. Moreover, if you scroll down, you will find a table that makes it possible to compare the headline specifications of all the m43 lenses – new and existing.

New Lenses for MFT

Sep 2018

Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN C

sigma 56mm 14 c
  • Tele-photo Prime for Micro Four Thirds
  • Autofocus operation
  • Aperture range: f/1.4 - 16
  • Aperture blades: 9, rounded
  • Construction: 10 elements in 6 groups
  • Filter size: 55
  • Dimensions: 58 x 67 mm (2.4 x 2.7")
  • Weight: 265 g (9.3 oz)
  • Launch Price: $479
  • Street Price: check offers at Amazon
Aug 2018

Samyang 85mm f/1.8

samyang 85mm 18
  • Tele-photo Prime for Micro Four Thirds
  • Manual focus operation
  • Aperture range: f/1.8 - 22
  • Aperture blades: 9
  • Construction: 9 elements in 7 groups
  • Filter size: 62
  • Dimensions: 81 x 68 mm (3.3 x 2.8")
  • Weight: 344 g (12.1 oz)
  • Launch Price: $399
  • Street Price: check offers at Amazon
Feb 2018

Panasonic Leica 50-200mm f/2.8-4 Power-OIS

panasonic 50 200mm 28
  • Tele-photo Zoom for Micro Four Thirds
  • Autofocus operation
  • Aperture range: f/2.8 - 22
  • Aperture blades: 9, rounded
  • Construction: 21 elements in 15 groups
  • Filter size: 67
  • Dimensions: 132 x 76 mm (5.4 x 3.1")
  • Weight: 655 g (23.1 oz)
  • Launch Price: $1,699
  • Street Price: check offers at Amazon

Schneider-Kreuznach had joined the Four Thirds consortium in 2011 and announced that it would start producing lenses for mFT. Indeed, the company presented prototypes of three primes at the Photokina imaging fair in 2012. In particular, it promised to commercialize a Super-Angulon 14mm f/2 wide-angle lens, a Xenon 30mm f/1.4 standard prime, and a Makro-Symmar 60mm f/2.4 macro. However, in July 2015, Schneider's management reported that it would no longer pursue the development of its mFT lenses as part of a strategic re-orientation of the company.

 
Schneider-MFT
Prototypes of Schneider lenses for MFT[schneider]

Carl Zeiss is another Germany-based optics manufacturer that is a member of the Four Thirds consortium. Yet to date, the company has only produced Cine lenses in MFT mount (see here on eBay). Zeiss has not excluded, though, that it might at a later time also launch products for the still photo market.

The compendium below lists all available photography lenses with a fixed mFT-mount. If a lens design is sold under different brands, it is only included once in the listing. For example, many of Samyang's optics are also sold as Rokinon, ProOptik or Walimex lenses, but are solely represented as Samyang in the table. Similarly, the Nocturnus 0.95/35mm and 0.95/42.5mm lenses by Meyer Optik Görlitz seem largely identical to the Mitakon Speedmaster optics and are in the listing covered as such.

Headline Specifications of Micro Four Thirds Lenses
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Olympus ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PROAF n Y 79 x 106 mm 534 g 20151,299 i iOlympus ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO
Panasonic 7-14mm f/4AF n n 70 x 83 mm 300 g 20091,099 i iPanasonic 7-14mm f/4
Panasonic Leica 8-18mm f/2.8-4AF 67 Y 73 x 88 mm 315 g 20171,099 i iPanasonic Leica 8-18mm f/2.8-4
Olympus 9-18mm f/4.0-5.6 MSCAF 52 n 57 x 50 mm 155 g 2010699 i iOlympus 9-18mm f/4.0-5.6 MSC
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Entaniya Fisheye 250 MFTno n n 125 x 100 mm 1,600 g 20163,499 i iEntaniya Fisheye 250 MFT
Venus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8MF n n 45 x 26 mm 135 g 2018.. i iVenus Optics Laowa 4mm f/2.8
Venus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f/2MF 46 n 50 x 55 mm 170 g 2017499 i iVenus Optics Laowa 7.5mm f/2
Samyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC FisheyeMF n n 60 x 48 mm 190 g 2012299 i iSamyang 7.5mm f/3.5 UMC Fisheye
Olympus ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PROAF n Y 62 x 80 mm 314 g 2015999 i iOlympus ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO
Panasonic FE 8mm f/3.5AF Gel n 61 x 52 mm 165 g 2010799 i iPanasonic FE 8mm f/3.5
Peleng 8mm f/3.5 FisheyeMF n n 73 x 66 mm 370 g 2010279 i iPeleng 8mm f/3.5 Fisheye
Samyang 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS IIMF n n 78 x 100 mm 440 g 2012329 i iSamyang 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS II
Kowa Prominar 8.5mm f/2.8MF 86 n 72 x 87 mm 440 g 20151,199 i iKowa Prominar 8.5mm f/2.8
Olympus 9mm f/8 Fish-Eye Body Cap LensMF n n 56 x 13 mm 30 g 201499 i iOlympus 9mm f/8 Fish-Eye Body Cap Lens
Rokinon 9mm f/8MF n n 65 x 57 mm 220 g 2014249 i iRokinon 9mm f/8
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CSMF n n 87 x 131 mm 620 g 2013599 i iSamyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CS
Voigtlander Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95MF 72 n 77 x 82 mm 586 g 20141,099 i iVoigtlander Nokton 10.5mm f/0.95
Panasonic Leica 12mm f/1.4 ASPHAF 62 Y 70 x 70 mm 335 g 20161,299 i iPanasonic Leica 12mm f/1.4 ASPH
Kowa Prominar 12mm f/1.8MF 72 n 76 x 91 mm 475 g 2015999 i iKowa Prominar 12mm f/1.8
Olympus 12mm f/2.0 MSCAF 46 n 56 x 43 mm 130 g 2011799 i iOlympus 12mm f/2.0 MSC
Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CSMF 67 n 73 x 58 mm 255 g 2014349 i iSamyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS
Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS FISH-EYEMF n n 77 x 98 mm 520 g 2014499 i iSamyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS FISH-EYE
Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-DMF n n 75 x 83 mm 609 g 2016979 i iVenus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-D
Panasonic 14mm f/2.5AF 46 n 56 x 21 mm 55 g 2010399- iPanasonic 14mm f/2.5
Panasonic 14mm f/2.5 IIAF 46 n 56 x 21 mm 55 g 2014399 i iPanasonic 14mm f/2.5 II
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMCMF n n 87 x 121 mm 570 g 2010399 i iSamyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC
Panasonic Leica 15mm f/1.7 ASPHAF 46 n 58 x 36 mm 115 g 2014599 i iPanasonic Leica 15mm f/1.7 ASPH
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 MacroMF 77 n 84 x 65 mm 410 g 2015529 i iVenus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 Macro
Olympus 15mm f/F8.0 Body Cap LensMF n n 56 x 9 mm 22 g 201249 i iOlympus 15mm f/F8.0 Body Cap Lens
Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN ContemporaryAF 67 Y 72 x 92 mm 405 g 2017449 i iSigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary
Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CSMF 77 n 83 x 114 mm 610 g 2013399 i iSamyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS
Olympus ED 17mm F1.2 ProAF 62 Y 68 x 87 mm 390 g 20171,199 i iOlympus ED 17mm F1.2 Pro
Olympus 17mm f/1.8AF 46 n 58 x 36 mm 120 g 2012499 i iOlympus 17mm f/1.8
Olympus 17mm f/2.8 PancakeAF 37 n 57 x 22 mm 71 g 2009299 i iOlympus 17mm f/2.8 Pancake
Voigtlander Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95MF 58 n 63 x 80 mm 540 g 20121,299 i iVoigtlander Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DNAF 46 n 61 x 46 mm 140 g 2012199- iSigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DN
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF 46 n 61 x 46 mm 160 g 2013199 i iSigma 19mm f/2.8 DN Art
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Panasonic 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 Mega-OISAF 37 n 56 x 24 mm 70 g 2013439 i iPanasonic 12-32mm f/3.5-5.6 Mega-OIS
Panasonic X 12-35mm f/2.8 Power OISAF 58 Y 74 x 68 mm 305 g 20121,299- iPanasonic X 12-35mm f/2.8 Power OIS
Panasonic X 12-35mm f/2.8 II Power OISAF 58 Y 74 x 68 mm 305 g 2017999 i iPanasonic X 12-35mm f/2.8 II Power OIS
Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 PROAF 62 Y 70 x 84 mm 382 g 2013999 i iOlympus 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO
Yi 12-40mm f/3.5-5.6AF 49 n 58 x 63 mm 170 g 2016149 i iYi 12-40mm f/3.5-5.6
Kodak 12-45mm f/3.5-6.3 ASPH EDAF 49 n 58 x 63 mm 183 g 201499 i iKodak 12-45mm f/3.5-6.3 ASPH ED
Olympus 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZAF 52 Y 57 x 83 mm 211 g 2011499 i iOlympus 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ
Panasonic Leica 12-60mm f/2.8-4 Power OISAF 62 Y 68 x 86 mm 320 g 2017999 i iPanasonic Leica 12-60mm f/2.8-4 Power OIS
Panasonic 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 Power OISAF 58 Y 66 x 71 mm 210 g 2016499 i iPanasonic 12-60mm f/3.5-5.6 Power OIS
Olympus ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PROAF 72 Y 78 x 117 mm 561 g 20161,299 i i Olympus ED 12-100mm f/4 IS PRO
Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6AF 40.5 n 62 x 44 mm 150 g 2009199- iOlympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6
Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II MSCAF 37 n 57 x 50 mm 112 g 2010199- iOlympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II MSC
Panasonic 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 OISAF 52 n 61 x 64 mm 165 g 2010199- iPanasonic 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS
Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II RAF 37 n 57 x 50 mm 112 g 2011299 i iOlympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R
Panasonic PZ 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Power-OIS XAF 37 n 61 x 27 mm 95 g 2011399 i iPanasonic PZ 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Power-OIS X
Panasonic 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS IIAF 46 n 56 x 49 mm 110 g 2013249 i iPanasonic 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II
Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZAF 37 n 61 x 23 mm 91 g 2014249 i iOlympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ
Panasonic 14-45mm f3.5-5.6 OISAF 52 n 60 x 60 mm 195 g 2008349 i iPanasonic 14-45mm f3.5-5.6 OIS
Panasonic 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 Power-OISAF 58 n 67 x 75 mm 265 g 2013699 i iPanasonic 14-140mm f/3.5-5.6 Power-OIS
Panasonic 14-140mm f/4-5.8 OISAF 62 n 70 x 84 mm 460 g 2009849- iPanasonic 14-140mm f/4-5.8 OIS
Tamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di IIIAF 52 n 64 x 80 mm 285 g 2014589 i iTamron 14-150mm f/3.5-5.8 Di III
Olympus 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 MSCAF 58 n 64 x 83 mm 260 g 2010599- iOlympus 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 MSC
Olympus 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 IIAF 58 Y 64 x 83 mm 285 g 2015599 i iOlympus 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 II
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Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 ASPHAF 46 n 63 x 26 mm 100 g 2009399- iPanasonic 20mm f/1.7 ASPH
Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 II ASPHAF 46 n 63 x 26 mm 87 g 2013429 i iPanasonic 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH
Samyang 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMCMF 77 n 83 x 113 mm 520 g 2016599 i iSamyang 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMC
Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CSMF 58 n 64 x 66 mm 285 g 2015499 i iSamyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CS
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMCMF 77 n 83 x 122 mm 585 g 2011599 i iSamyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMC
Mitakon Freewalker 24mm f/1.7MF 49 n 62 x 55 mm 246 g 2014349 i iMitakon Freewalker 24mm f/1.7
Samyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Tilt/ShiftMF 82 n 86 x 134 mm 730 g 2012999 i iSamyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Tilt/Shift
Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f/0.95MF 52 n 58 x 70 mm 410 g 20101,125- iVoigtlander Nokton 25mm f/0.95
Voigtlander Nokton 25mm f/0.95 IIMF 52 n 61 x 70 mm 435 g 2014949 i iVoigtlander Nokton 25mm f/0.95 II
Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95MF 43 n 60 x 45 mm 230 g 2015399 i iMitakon Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95
Meike 25mm f/0.95MF 55 n 64 x 101 mm 540 g 2016659 i iMeike 25mm f/0.95
Olympus 25mm f/1.2 PROAF 62 Y 70 x 87 mm 410 g 20161,199 i iOlympus 25mm f/1.2 PRO
Panasonic Leica 25mm f/1.4 ASPHAF 46 n 63 x 55 mm 200 g 2011599 i iPanasonic Leica 25mm f/1.4 ASPH
Panasonic 25mm f/1.7 ASPHAF 46 n 61 x 52 mm 125 g 2015249 i iPanasonic 25mm f/1.7 ASPH
Olympus 25mm f/1.8AF 46 n 56 x 41 mm 136 g 2014399 i iOlympus 25mm f/1.8
Kowa Prominar 25mm f/1.8MF 55 n 60 x 94 mm 400 g 2015899 i iKowa Prominar 25mm f/1.8
Meike 28mm f/2.8MF 49 n 60 x 29 mm 102 g 201689 i iMeike 28mm f/2.8
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN CAF 52 n 65 x 73 mm 265 g 2016339 i iSigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN C
Yasuhara Nanoha x5 f/11 Macrono n n 61 x 84 mm 310 g 2011499 i iYasuhara Nanoha x5 f/11 Macro
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DNAF 47 n 61 x 39 mm 135 g 2012199- iSigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF 46 n 61 x 41 mm 140 g 2013199 i iSigma 30mm f/2.8 DN Art
Panasonic 30mm f/2.8 ASPH Mega OIS MacroAF 46 n 59 x 64 mm 180 g 2015399 i iPanasonic 30mm f/2.8 ASPH Mega OIS Macro
Olympus ED 30mm f/3.5 MacroAF 46 n 57 x 60 mm 128 g 2016299 i iOlympus ED 30mm f/3.5 Macro
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Panasonic X 35-100mm f/2.8 Power OISAF 58 Y 67 x 100 mm 360 g 20121,499- iPanasonic X 35-100mm f/2.8 Power OIS
Panasonic X 35-100mm f/2.8 II Power OISAF 58 Y 67 x 100 mm 357 g 20171,099 i iPanasonic X 35-100mm f/2.8 II Power OIS
Panasonic 35-100mm f/4-5.6 ASPH Mega OISAF 46 n 56 x 50 mm 135 g 2014399 i iPanasonic 35-100mm f/4-5.6 ASPH Mega OIS
Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 ProAF 72 Y 79 x 160 mm 880 g 20141,499 i iOlympus 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro
Olympus 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 MSCAF 58 n 64 x 86 mm 190 g 2010329- iOlympus 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 MSC
Olympus 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 RAF 58 n 64 x 86 mm 190 g 2011329 i iOlympus 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 R
Kodak 42.5-160mm f/3.9-5.9AF 49 n 59 x 80 mm 205 g 2014149 i iKodak 42.5-160mm f/3.9-5.9
Panasonic 45-150mm f/4-5.6 OISAF 52 n 62 x 73 mm 200 g 2012299 i iPanasonic 45-150mm f/4-5.6 OIS
Panasonic PZ 45-175mm f/4-5.6 Power-OIS XAF 46 n 62 x 90 mm 210 g 2011449 i iPanasonic PZ 45-175mm f/4-5.6 Power-OIS X
Panasonic 45-200mm f/4-5.6 OISAF 52 n 70 x 100 mm 380 g 2008349- iPanasonic 45-200mm f/4-5.6 OIS
Panasonic 45-200mm f/4-5.6 II Power-OISAF 52 Y 70 x 100 mm 370 g 2017449 i iPanasonic 45-200mm f/4-5.6 II Power-OIS
Panasonic Leica 50-200mm f/2.8-4 Power-OISAF 67 Y 76 x 132 mm 655 g 20181,699 i iPanasonic Leica 50-200mm f/2.8-4 Power-OIS
Olympus 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 MSCAF 58 n 70 x 116 mm 430 g 2010899- iOlympus 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 MSC
Olympus 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 IIAF 58 n 69 x 117 mm 423 g 2013549 i iOlympus 75-300mm f/4.8-6.7 II
Panasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 OISAF 67 n 74 x 126 mm 520 g 2010599- iPanasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 OIS
Panasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 II Power-OISAF 67 Y 74 x 126 mm 520 g 2017649 i iPanasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 II Power-OIS
Panasonic Leica 100-400mm f/4-6.3 Power-OISAF 72 Y 83 x 172 mm 985 g 20161,499 i iPanasonic Leica 100-400mm f/4-6.3 Power-OIS
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Panasonic 12.5mm f/12 3DAF n n 57 x 21 mm 45 g 2010249 i iPanasonic 12.5mm f/12 3D
Jackar Snapshooter 34mm f/1.8MF 37 n 48 x 53 mm 145 g 2012190 i iJackar Snapshooter 34mm f/1.8
Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95MF 58 n 64 x 82 mm 680 g 2013749- iMitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95
Samyang 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CSMF 62 n 68 x 73 mm 426 g 2016499 i iSamyang 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CS
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMCMF 77 n 83 x 136 mm 730 g 2011599 i iSamyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC
SLR Magic 35mm f/1.7MF 37 n 56 x 40 mm 300 g 2010139 i iSLR Magic 35mm f/1.7
Meike 35mm f/1.7MF 49 n 61 x 41 mm 176 g 201689 i iMeike 35mm f/1.7
Handevision Ibelux 40mm f/0.85MF 67 n 74 x 128 mm 1,200 g 20142,080 i iHandevision Ibelux 40mm f/0.85
Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95MF 58 n 64 x 75 mm 571 g 2013999 i iVoigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95
Mitakon Speedmaster 42.5mm f/1.2MF 49 n 60 x 53 mm 310 g 2014359 i iMitakon Speedmaster 42.5mm f/1.2
Panasonic Leica Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 OISAF 67 n 74 x 77 mm 425 g 20141,599 i iPanasonic Leica Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 OIS
Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH Power OISAF 37 n 55 x 50 mm 130 g 2015399 i iPanasonic 42.5mm f/1.7 ASPH Power OIS
Yi 42.5mm f/1.8AF 49 n 57 x 61 mm 120 g 2016249 i iYi 42.5mm f/1.8
Olympus ED 45mm F1.2 ProAF 62 Y 70 x 85 mm 410 g 20171,199 i iOlympus ED 45mm F1.2 Pro
Olympus 45mm f/1.8 MSCAF 37 n 56 x 46 mm 116 g 2011399 i iOlympus 45mm f/1.8 MSC
Panasonic Leica 45mm f/2.8 OIS MacroAF 46 n 63 x 63 mm 225 g 2009899 i iPanasonic Leica 45mm f/2.8 OIS Macro
SLR Magic 50mm f/0.95 HyperprimeMF 62 n 65 x 80 mm 490 g 20131,199 i iSLR Magic 50mm f/0.95 Hyperprime
Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CSMF 62 n 68 x 73 mm 385 g 2015549 i iSamyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CS
Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC MF 77 n 82 x 100 mm 555 g 2014499 i iSamyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC
Photex MC 50mm f/2 Tilt-ShiftMF 46 n 63 x 58 mm 270 g 2010265 i iPhotex MC 50mm f/2 Tilt-Shift
Meike 50mm f/2.0MF 49 n 61 x 41 mm 188 g 201689 i iMeike 50mm f/2.0
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN CAF 55 Y 67 x 58 mm 265 g 2018479 i iSigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN C
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6MF 62 n 72 x 94 mm 400 g 2015499 i iLensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6
Olympus 60mm f/2.8 MacroAF 46 Y 56 x 82 mm 186 g 2012499 i iOlympus 60mm f/2.8 Macro
Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF 46 n 61 x 56 mm 190 g 2013239 i iSigma 60mm f/2.8 DN Art
Venus Optics Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 MacroMF 62 n 70 x 95 mm 503 g 2014429 i iVenus Optics Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro
Olympus 75mm f/1.8AF 58 n 64 x 69 mm 305 g 2012899 i iOlympus 75mm f/1.8
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMCMF 72 n 78 x 100 mm 565 g 2013399 i iSamyang 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC
Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f/1.8MF 67 n 76 x 89 mm 530 g 2017499 i iLensbaby Velvet 85mm f/1.8
Samyang 85mm f/1.8MF 62 n 68 x 81 mm 344 g 2018399 i iSamyang 85mm f/1.8
Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC MACROMF 67 n 73 x 148 mm 725 g 2015599 i iSamyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC MACRO
Venus Optics Laowa STF 105mm f/2.0MF 67 n 76 x 99 mm 745 g 2016729 i iVenus Optics Laowa STF 105mm f/2.0
Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMCMF 77 n 82 x 147 mm 840 g 2015599 i iSamyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMC
Panasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Power-OISAF 77 Y 88 x 174 mm 1,245 g 20172,999 i iPanasonic Leica 200mm f/2.8 Power-OIS
Olympus 300mm f/4 IS ProAF 77 Y 93 x 227 mm 1,475 g 20162,499 i iOlympus 300mm f/4 IS Pro
Tokina Reflex 300mm f/6.3 MF MacroMF 55 n 55 x 66 mm 298 g 2012369 i iTokina Reflex 300mm f/6.3 MF Macro
Samyang 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CSMF 58 n 65 x 73 mm 310 g 2013299 i iSamyang 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS
Kodak 400mm f/6.7 FieldscopeMF 67 n 70 x 292 mm 640 g 2014199 i iKodak 400mm f/6.7 Fieldscope

Because of the relatively short flange-focal distance of MFT, lenses produced for many other mounts can be used on mFT-cameras via suitable adapters. The latter can be readily found on eBay. However, when using legacy lenses on mFT, one often looses out on some of the key advantages of the system, notably the compact size and light weight of native lenses.

Further Reading

Even though both Olympus and Panasonic adhere to the MFT standard, there are some compatibility issues that you might want to be aware of when using Olympus lenses on Panasonic bodies or vice versa. Micro Four Thirds cameras can also use the earlier Four Thirds lenses. However, in order to mount these lenses an adapter is required.

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