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Panasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm f/3.5–5.6 Asph Power O.I.S. Lens

Price :  $ 319.00
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Color : Black | Silver

Key features

Panasonic’s Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Power O.I.S. is a compact and lightweight lens for day to day use. The 3X zoom ranges from 28~84mm (35mm equivalent). The lens is made up of 9 elements in 8 groups, of which 4 are aspherical lenses and 2 ED lens. The Electronic power zoom ensures smooth operation. The autofocus is silent which is ideal for recording video. Panasonic introduced Nano Surface Coating to optimise image quality free from flare and ghosting.

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Features Lens construction 9 elements in 8 groups (4 aspherical lenses , 2 ED lens)
Nano surface coating yes
Mount Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical image stabiliser YES (POWER OIS)
Focal length f=14-42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28-84mm)
Aperture type 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm /
Aperture range F3.5(Wide) – F5.6(TELE)
Minimum aperture F22
Closest focusing distance 0.2m / 0.66ft /
Maximum magnification Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)
General Diagonal angle of view 75°(Wide) to 29°(TELE)
Filter size φ37mm / 1.5in /
Max. diameter φ61mm / 2.4in /
Overall length Approx. 26.8mm (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount, under the condition when lens is stored) / 1.1in
Weight Approx. 95g / 3.4oz (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)