Panasonic announces Compact and Lightweight Telephoto Zoom Lens- LUMIX G VARIO 45-150mm
Panasonic today announced 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. 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.