Differences between Pany GX zooms and non GX

Started Jan 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
hinting Contributing Member • Posts: 745
Re: Differences between Pany GX zooms and non GX

The original G14-45 is a metal mount manual zoom lens that is reported to be very good quality. Zoom and focus by ring.

The G14-42 is a plastic mount manual zoom cheaper lens that is approximately the same size. Not as good as the original optically. Zoom and focus by ring.

The New GX14-42 is a metal mount retractable lens that is similar size to the G20mm (Pancake size) and it is power-zoom and power focus (both levers, no focus ring.) Mixed review and like anything new, it is expensive.

Read the review section here:

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