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Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm lens
Ilse Jurriën : August 29th 2011 - 17:20 CET
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PanasonicPanasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm lens : Panasonic introduces a new high performance interchangeable lens for their Lumix G System cameras; the Panasonic Lumix G X H-PS14042. The new ultra compact electronic power zoom lens is the first from the premium lens brand ´X´ for the Panasonic Lumix G system cameras. The new Panasonic Lumix premium ‘X’ brand is at the forefront of the next generation of camera lenses; utilising the best in advanced optical performance. The new Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm lens features Panasonic’s unique nano surface coating technology, optical image stabilisation (POWER O.I.S.) and aspherical and ED glass elements to achieve superb image quality while maintaining compact and light design.

Panasonic Lumix G 14-42mm

Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm lens
The new Panasonic Lumix G X H-PS14042 lens offers a versatile zoom range that extends from 14mm to 42mm (35mm equivalent: 28-84 mm) making it suitable for a wide range of scenes, from dynamic landscape shots to impressive portrait images. The collapsible Panasonic 14-42mm power zoom lens is ultra-compact when not in use, and expands to a 3x zoom lens when switched on. The Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm is approximately the same size as a 20mm pancake lens but with the added features that a zoom brings. The two ED lenses and four aspherical lenses correct a variety of aberrations to deliver excellent optical performance whilst minimising distortion levels and chromatic aberration even at the 28mm wide-end. In comparison to the Panasonic Lumix G Standard 14-42mm kit lens, this new X lens provides significant improved optical performance yet achieving a 58% reduction in size (when turned off) and a 48% reduction in weight.

Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm

Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm sample images
Panasonic Japan has published some sample images of the new Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. lens, so you can judge the image quality of this new zoom lens yourself. Sample images have been published in combination with the DMC-G3 and DMC-GF3 system cameras. You can download the sample image of the Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm combined with the DMC-G3 here, the sample images of the Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm combined with the DMC-GF3 can be downloaded here and here.

Panasonic Lumix X 14-42mm

Panasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm POWER O.I.S
The new POWER O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilisation) which is newly integrated in the Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm lens making it easy to take images with great clarity even in low-light conditions. With the improved sensitivity of the gyro sensor, the new POWER O.I.S. dramatically improves the hand-shake correction power - resulting in visibly improved sharpness.

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Panasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm zoom lens
The new Panasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm lens utilises Panasonic’s nano surface coating to significantly minimise the reflection at entire visual light range. The results are incredibly clear pictures and a dramatic reduction in ghosting and lens flare. The zoom lever on the lens barrel, an industry-first for interchangeable lenses, provides the user with fast, precise and silent zooming especially when shooting HD video recording. Manual focusing is also available, with the manual focus lever for users requiring a more precise control.

Panasonic 14-42mm

Panasonic Lumix X 14-42mm specifications
• Model No. : H-PS14042
• Lens Construction : 9 elements in 8 groups (4 aspherical lenses, 2 ED lenses)
• Nano Surface Coating : Yes
• Mount : Micro Four Thirds mount
• Optical Image Stabilizer : Yes (POWER O.I.S.)
• Focal Length : f=14mm to 42mm (35mm camera equivalent 28mm to 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 (14-20mm), 0.3m / 0.98ft (21-42mm)
• Maximum Magnification : Approx. 0.17x / 0.34x (35mm camera equivalent)
• Diagonal Angle of View : 75°(W) - 29°(T)
• Filter Size : φ37mm / 1.5inch
• Max.Diameter : φ61mm / 2.4inch
• Overall Length : Approx. 26.8mm / 1.1 inch
• Weight : Approx. 95 g / 3.4 oz (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)
• Standard Accessories : Lens cap, Lens rear cap, Lens storage bag
• Others : Electric zoom lever, Manual focus lever

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Panasonic Lumix G X 14-42mm price & availability
The Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 14-42mm lens is available in the highly stylish and sophisticated colour options of black and silver, a perfect complement to the Panasonic Lumix G and Lumix GF3 cameras. The Panasonic GF3X kit containing the GF3 body and the Panasonic Lumix G X Vario PZ 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. will be available throughout Europe.

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