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p.3 #13 · p.3 #13 · What makes m4/3 system more fun than other systems?  
Been shooting with Olympus M4/3 since 2012, added Sony FF in 2018 and continue use both systems to this day. Each has it advantages, but for a general overview it is the weight and cost savings that drew me to Olympus back in 2012. No where is this more evident than in the 2 standard f2.8 zooms that many consider critical for any camera system.
Today Sony is announcing their updated version II of the 2470 f2.8 zoom, it weights in at 695g, about 190g less than the previous version. This follows a few months back the updated version II of the 70200 f2.8 which weighs 1045g, previous version was 1480g! Compare this to my Olympus M. Zuiko 2 zoom f2.8 setup. The 1240 f2.8 Pro has an additional 10mm of reach vs. the Sony and weighs 382g, a bit more than 1/2 the weight. My 40150 f2.8 Pro has 100mm of additional natural reach vs. the Sony 70200 (both accept tc's) and weighs 760g including the tripod collar, which I took off, it is closer to 720g. Combined the 2 M. Zuiko zooms weight savings are about 650g, they are fully weather sealed, a full metal build, a constant f2.8, have 100mm more reach and tremendous IQ. And I have been happily shooting with this pair for 8 years. Price wise, the M. Zuiko 1240 and 40150 can be both be bought for $2,350. This is $50 more than just the updated Sony 2470 f2.8 ALONE at $2,300. Add $2,800 for the Sony 70200 for a total of $5,100, or 117% more, for the Sony pair that weighs almost a pound and a half more and has 100mm less reach.
For my overseas travel I take these 2 M. Zuiko zooms along with the 17mm f1.2 Pro and the Nocticron 42.5mm f1.2, though on my next trip I want to try out my Sigma 56 f1.4 instead of the Noct. Combined these 4 excellent lenses weigh just about the same as the pair of updated Sony zooms, but includes the luxury of having a couple of very fast, low light primes along. Huge advantage when traveling with M4/3 to me.
