New Panny 12-32mm first impressions

Started Dec 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: New Panny 12-32mm first impressions
In reply to Mais78, Dec 14, 2013

Mais78 wrote:

Bought a GM1 last week, sold the body and kept this little lens for my E-M5 (compact companion for the 20mm f1.7). It is tiny and light! Smaller than the 20mm, but it feels like a toy in your hand, cheap plastic, not a lens that retails at £300 in the UK. Took a few pictures, optically does not seem bad, but I don't have the 14-42mm so cannot compare the two. I don't think this lens will make it to kit lens for the GX7 vs the 14-42, feels too cheap for a high end camera. Curious to know if it is better like Panasonic claims.

"Feels too cheap"? I really don't care, as long as it takes good pictures. Reviews I've seen so far show it to be optically better than the 14-42mm, so who cares what it looks like?!

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