The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Panasonic 25mm F1.4 II ASPH and the Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro is the longer of the two lenses at 87mm. The Panasonic 25mm F1.4 II ASPH with a length of 55mm is 32mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro also has a larger diameter of 70mm compared to Panasonic 25mm F1.4 II ASPH's 63mm diameter.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Panasonic 25mm F1.4 II ASPH weighs 205g, which means it is 205g (50%) lighter than the Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro which has a weight of 410g.
Both Panasonic 25mm F1.4 II ASPH and Olympus 25mm F1.2 Pro has the same Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are OM System OM-5, Panasonic GH6 and OM System OM-1.