Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS Lens Announced, Priced $1,499, Available for Pre-Order

Along with the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV (Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama), Olympus has also officially announced the new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS lens.  It is a super telephoto zoom that is equivalent to 200-800mm when attached to a Micro Four Thirds body, featuring 21 elements, including ED, Super HR and HR glass, as well as a 9-blade aperture, image stabilizer,  minimum focus distance (at all focal lengths) of just 1.3 meters, and the maximum magnification of  0.17x at wide-angle and 0.57x at full telephoto and weather sealed. This new lens costs $1,499, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size FourThirds
Focal length 100–400 mm
Image stabilization Yes
CIPA Image stabilization rating stop(s)
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Maximum aperture F5–6.3
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 21
Groups 15
Special elements / coatings 4 ED, 2 Super HR, 2 HR elements
Minimum focus 0.17 m (6.69)
Maximum magnification 0.57×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Linear Motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter Yes
Weight 1120 g (2.47 lb)
Diameter 86 mm (3.39)
Length 206 mm (8.11)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock Yes
Filter thread 72 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar Yes


Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV check price Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama
Olympus ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS check price Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama

See also 2020 Olympus Lens Deals

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