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19th July 2012, 10:37 AM
Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS45150)
A New Compact and Lightweight Telephoto Zoom Lens
LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S.
Panasonic is pleased to announce a new telephoto zoom interchangeable lens for Digital Single Lens Mirrorless LUMIX G that complies with Micro Four Thirds System standard. Featuring the high mobility thanks to the ultra-compact size and lightweight, the new LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. lens offers a versatile zoom range of 45-150mm (35mm camera equivalent: 90-300mm) suitable for impressive telephoto shot of sports or animals which are physically difficult to come close utilizing rich depth of field.
Comprising of 12 elements in 9 groups, 1 UHR (Ultra High Refractive Index) lens and 2 aspherical lenses in the LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. achieves uniform descriptiveness from the center to the corners for high optical performance while maintaining its size compact.
The new LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. lens incorporates Panasonic's MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), which makes it easy to shoot super clear shots even in low-lit situations by suppressing the blur caused by a hand shake.
It incorporates superior inner focus system, which enables excellent resolution and contrast from full life-size magnification to infinity. The inclusion of stepping motor makes the focusing action smooth and silent for use in both photo and video recording. When mounted on the cameras of LUMIX G, users can take advantage of the high-speed, high-precision Contrast AF system.
The 7 aperture blades consists a circular aperture diaphragm and produces an attractive smoothness in out-of-focus areas even shooting at large aperture. The new lens system uses multi-coated lens elements that reduce ghosts and flare to an absolute minimum, helping deliver a high optical performance.
Available in sophisticated look with metal in 2 colors - black or silver, the new LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. perfectly matches any color of cameras from LUMIX G to be used with
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DMC-G5, H-FS45150 | Press Release | LUMIX | Digital Camera | Panasonic Global
19th July 2012, 10:52 AM
Re: Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm / F4.0-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. (H-FS45150)