New Panasonic 14-42mm

Started Jan 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ulfric M Douglas
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Re: New Panasonic 14-42mm
In reply to davob, Jan 30, 2013

davob wrote:

9 elements,8 groups; min. focus 20cm; power zoom. Isn't this just the X lens in a non-collapsible housing?

I suspect so, but that's a very good thing.

I've seen reports from 14-42X owners of good sharpness, better than the plastic 14-42 ... so if being 'solid' removes all the problems found in 'bad copies' of the X zoom, well that's going to be a great product.

There are also likely to be far less camera & lens combination giving shuttershock or stabilisation blur or whatever.

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