Panasonic 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 standart zoom lens introduced at the CES 2017 event.
The lens is the first in the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit F2.8-4 premium series. The optic provides a focal length equivalent to 24-120mm on a Micro Four Thirds cameras. It has the support of Panasonic’s Dual IS system on compatible bodies to reduces camera shake.
Panasonic 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 lens will be available in metallic black option. Shipping will start from March with a price of $999.
Panasonic Announces 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 lens
The lens compromises 14 elements in 12 groups and offers nine aperture blades. The construction includes four aspherical and two ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glasses. By this way the optic suppress spherical distortion or chromatic aberration to achieve stunning picture quality.
The LEICA DG 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 lens fully covers a variety of daily shooting situations, from dynamic landscapes to portraits even in low-lit situations. The lens boast a rugged, dust/splash-proof design with a freeze-proof down to -10℃.
- Micro Four Thirds System
- 24-120mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- Four Aspherical Elements
- Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
- Linear Autofocus Motor
- POWER Optical Image Stabilization
- Splash, Dust, and Freezeproof Design
- Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
Offered in sharp, metallic black color, the new LEICA DG 12-60mm F2.8-4.0 lens stylishly matches the LUMIX G DSLM cameras.
The new premium Leica DG Series lineup will expand with additional lenses. It will consist of an 8-18mm wide zoom and 50-200mm telephoto zoom lenses. These upcoming models are currently under development.