Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras


Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras is an extremely versatile lens that features bright f/1.4 maximum aperture to suit working in low-light conditions and for achieving shallow depth of field effects. Meike MK-35mm lens is a great choice for videography, portraiture, street photography, wedding and event photography etc.

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Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras is designed for M4/3 format mirrorless cameras and provides a 70mm equivalent focal length. The eight elements in five groups optics are multi-coated, closest focus is 0.4m and the lens takes inexpensive 49mm thread filters. The lens is very light and weighs just 220g. Multi-layer nano coating has been applied in order to suppress ghosting and flare for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.

Meike 35mm f/1.4 is very well made. You would expect a lot of plastic at this price, but it has all-metal construction. While small, it has a satisfying heft in the hand. Even the slip-on lens cap is made of metal, and fits snugly over the lens. The focus ring moves smoothly, with just the right amount of resistance. The lens is fun to use, light and subtle enough to be brought for street photography or any event without attracting the crowd. The lens is small, so it’s a very good low profile street lens. If you put it on a small APS-C camera, nobody will think anything of you shooting street photography.

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras is made specifically for M43 mirrorless cameras, so it’s focal length is equivalent to a 70mm lens. For such a cheap lens the sharpness it provides is superb. Center sharpness is really nice with the Meike 35mm 1.4 even when wide open at f/1.4. As you stop down to around f/2.8 it gets even better. So this is about as sharp as you typically see with Micro 4/3 lenses when their tuned for center sharpness. You can get a little sharper or a little less sharp, but for the most part this lens is in the ballpark of good center sharpness. There is a bit of vignetting at f/1.4 and f/1.8, but it’s mostly gone by f/2.8. The lens had some very minor barrel distortion. Chromatic aberration issues are very minimal as well. At f/1.4 you can get some in some very high contrast situations, but they will clear up at f/4.

Individual lens elements feature a multi-layer nano coating to control surface reflections, flare, and ghosting in order to realize a high degree of contrast and color accuracy, even when working in bright and backlit conditions. Additionally, the lens sports a manual focus design for working with subjects as close as 40cm away.

Meike 35mm f/1.4 is an excellent general use lens. The 35mm focal length gives you 70mm field of view which is very useful and it can work in so many situations. For such a low price, you can’t really go wrong here. Especially since you’re getting an f/1.4 which is still pretty good.

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras Features:

  • Focal Length: 35mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 70mm)
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.4
  • Image Stabilization: No
  • Multiple Lens Coatings
  • Manual Focus
  • Filter Size: 49 mm
  • Optical Design: 8 Elements Arranged in 5 Groups
  • Metal Mount
  • Weight: 7.76 oz / 220 g


Focal length35mm
Camera mount typeMicro 4/3
Lens Construction8 elements / 5 groups
Maximum aperturef/1.4
Minimum aperturef/16
Image StabilizationNo
Filter size49mm (front)
Angle of View43°
DesignAll-metal construction
Minimum Focusing Distance15.75″ / 40 cm
Dimensions (DxL)2.38 x 1.65″ / 60.5 x 42 mm
Weight7.76 oz / 220 g

Compatible with:

Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras is compatible with all M4/3 cameras including Olympus, Panasonic, Xiaomi, Blackmagic and others.

In the Box:

  • Meike 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras
  • Rear lens cap
  • Front lens cap
  • Lens Pouch
  • Microfiber Cloth
  • Manual
  • Original box
Additional information



Prime lenses

Focal length


Focus type

Manual focus only

Lens format coverage

Aps-c lenses

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