Camera Grand Prix 2018 Lens of the Year
Comments from the selection committee of the prestigious Japanese Camera GP award: "Realizing both outstanding resolution and high-quality bokeh, this super-fast lens provides the widest angle as of today in the Olympus F1.2 lens lineup. [...] The lens does deserve any photographer’s trust. High contrast and resolution can be provided even at the widest aperture setting. [...] A finest lens for an utmost depictive quality."
Best Wide Angle Prime
"If you're looking for a top-notch wide-angle prime lens for your Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, look no further than the Olympus 17mm f/1.2 Pro lens. With amazing build quality and absolutely fantastic optical quality, especially sharpness (even at f/1.2), this lens is sure to impress even discerning photographers."