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    Default Panasonic - LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm F1.2 Interchangeable Lens for Micro Four Thirds

    Commercialization of LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm/F1.2,
    Interchangeable Lens for Micro Four Thirds System




    Panasonic Corporation has realized the LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm/F1.2 as a commercial product to achieve the fastest1 interchangeable lens under the Micro Four Thirds standard.

    Panasonic has already released interchangeable lenses meeting the high LEICA specifications, including the LEICA DG SUMMILUX 25mm/F1.4 ASPH. and the LEICA DG MACRO-ELMARIT 45mm/F2.8 ASPH./MEGA O.I.S. The name "NOCTICRON" was newly defined by Leica Camera AG for this lens as a new type continuing

    LEICA's legendary elements of large diameter, high quality lenses. The LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm/F1.2 achieves the fastest1 F1.2 for a Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens, becoming the first large diameter, high performance NOCTICRON lens.

    Panasonic will continue to further advance its product development to meet the diverse needs of customers in the globally expanding digital SLR camera market.


    Note 1. For an AF interchangeable lens, as of August 1 2013, according to research by Panasonic.
    Note 2. Details of the product specifications, the date of release and the price are yet to be advised.
    See the lenses road map on our website
    (Digital Interchangeable Lenses and Conversion Lenses | PRODUCTS | LUMIX | Digital Camera | Panasonic Global).
    The photos show image which may differ from the final appearance of the product.
    *LEICA is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH.
    *SUMMILUX, ELMARIT and NOCTICRON are registered trademarks of Leica Camera AG.

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    Wow, wonder how much the rrp might be.

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    Default Re: Panasonic - LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm F1.2 Interchangeable Lens for Micro Four Th

    Pretty sure the "fastest interchangeable lens under the Micro Four Thirds standard" are the Voigtlander 17.5mm & 25mm 0.95. Unless it means that it will provide the shallowest DOF for M4/3, and is the fastest AF lens, which I am sure it is going to have and be

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    See footnote 1. It will the fastest AF interchangeable lens for m4/3.

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    Default Re: Panasonic - LEICA DG NOCTICRON 42.5mm F1.2 Interchangeable Lens for Micro Four Th

    Quote Originally Posted by sloppyjoe123 View Post
    Pretty sure the "fastest interchangeable lens under the Micro Four Thirds standard" are the Voigtlander 17.5mm & 25mm 0.95. Unless it means that it will provide the shallowest DOF for M4/3, and is the fastest AF lens, which I am sure it is going to have and be
    Voigtlander Nokton 17.5mm f/0.95 and 25mm f/0.95 are both manual focus lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras.

    "fastest" For an AF interchangeable lens, as of August 1 2013, according to research by Panasonic.



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