Compact and Stylish Design
New Panasonic LUMIX VARIO G 14-42mm standard compact zoom lens for LUMIX G Micro 4/3s System standard. A
flexible range zoom of 14 thru 42 mm (equivalent 35 mm camera range: 28 thru 84 mm) usable over an extended range of shooting environments from landscape thru portrait. Made up of 9 elements within 8 groups,
a lens system which implements 2 aspherical lenses which provide added reduction of both weight and size although retains its high optical delivery through the entire zoom reach. The inner focusing system is stepping motor driven assuring astonishing ability to take the utmost advantage of the high speed contrast autofocus system along with video recording.
Featuring a minimum 0.2 m / 0.3 m focus distance even while at full zoom, this new lens delivers a maximum photo magnification at 0.17x (equivalent 35 mm camera of 0.34x). 7 circular aperture diaphragm aperture blades and creates an
attractive softness in the out-of-focus background areas even when shooting with a big aperture. The new VARIO G 14-42mm is gracious in its external fabrication to provide color options of metallic silver and black to provide a gracious appearance on the mirrorless digital single lens (DSLM) LUMIX G cameras in shooting creative snapshots.
The Panasonic O.I.S. MEGA (Optical Image Stabilizer technology) makes it simple to acquire super clear imagess even at telephoto end or in poorly-lit environments by diminishing blur caused by shaky hand shake.