Panasonic has added new Lumix G Vario 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH Power O.I.S. lens to its family of Micro Four Thirds lenses. It features a splash and dustproof design and is compatible with Panasonic’s Dual IS [Image Stabilization] feature. The lens construction includes 11 elements in 9 groups, seven aperture blades and a high-speed stepping motor. The Lumix G Vario 12-60mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH will be available in May, at a price of $499.99.
The Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 12-60mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / POWER O.I.S. offers a versatile 5x zoom range of 24-120mm [35mm camera equivalent]. The new lens incorporates an inner focus drive system and a stepping motor for smooth, silent operation. It uses high-precision contrast AF system for both photo and video recording. The lens is compatible with the sensor drive at max. 240 fps and is able to record 4K video.
The Micro Four Thirds Versatile Standard Zoom lens also features 0.54x [35mm camera equivalent] magnification capability for macro close-up shots. The lens system features three aspherical lenses and an ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens to effectively suppress spherical distortion or chromatic aberration. While the Seven blades offer the aperture a rounded shape to produce a smooth effect in out-of-focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings. It comes with a metal mount to assure durability for active use, and uses multi-coated lens elements to minimize ghosts and flare. The LUMIX G VARIO 12-60mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. will be available at www.shop.panasonic.com and valued channel partners in metallic black.
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