25mm "standard" lenses for Micro Four Thirds

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comparison of AF lenses

Olympus mZD 25mm f/1.2 Panasonic Leica DG 25mm f/1.4 Panasonic 25mm f/1.7
price $US1199/$AU1599 $US599/$AU659 $AU290
weathersealing Yes No No
MF clutch Yes No No
weight 410g 200g 125g
length 87mm 55mm 52mm
filter 62mm mm mm
diaphragm 9 7 7
close focus 0.195m 0.3m m
dXoMark score 26 27 24
sharpness wide open 62% accutance centre, 59% at edge 63% accutance centre, 48% at edge N/A
sharpness at f/1.8 78% accutance centre, 60% at edge 73% accutance centre, 54% at edge 63% accutance centre, 54% at edge
transmission wide open T1.8 T1.8 T2
distortion 0.2% 1.6% 1.2%
vignetting at f/1.8 0.8EV (1.2EV at f/1.4) 0.9EV (1.2EV at f/1.4) 1.4EV
lateral CA at edge at f/1.8 8micron 10micron 20micron
shallow DOF 2/3 EV better 1/3 EV better base level
bokeh nice
long. CA minimal
coma near zero
AF fast issues on Olympus
comments cheap, light, lots of flare, vignetting, not as sharp, best at f/2.8-4