Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS Overview

Announced Jan 29, 2013 •
Zoom lens | Micro Four Thirds | H-FS1442A
Product description
Announced Jan 29, 2013

The Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO 14-42mm / F3.5-5.6 II ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S is the company's fourth variable aperture standard zoom (following the 14-45mm, original 14-42mm and 14-42mm power zoom), and gains two aspherical elements to help make the lens smaller than the previous version. Featuring a minimum focus distance of 0.2 m (14-20 mm) / 0.3m (21-42mm) even at full zoom, the 14-42mm also incorporates 7 aperture blades for a circular aperture diaphragm for attractive out of focus areas.

Quick specs
Lens type Zoom lens
Focal length 14–42 mm
Image stab. Yes (Mega OIS)
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Max aperture F3.5–5.6
Min aperture F22
Min focus 0.20 m (7.87)
Max magnification 0.17×
Weight 110 g (0.24 lb)
Length 49 mm (1.93)

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