Panasonic Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8

September 17, 2012 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Lenses, Photokina 2012 | 0 Comments |
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The Panasonic Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 is a fast, 70-200mm equivalent telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds system cameras. The lens incorporates Panasonic’s Power O.I.S. optical image stabiliser, which makes it easy to shoot clear photos, even in low-light situations, by suppressing the blur caused by shaky hands. The optical formula comprises 18 elements in 13 groups including 2 ED and 1 UED lens elements, and an iris diaphragm with seven rounded blades. Additionally, the Lumix G X 35-100mm f/2.8 is treated with the manufacturer’s Nano Surface Coating technology, minimising reflection across the entire visual light range. The lens will be available from 19th November for £1100.

Panasonic Press Release

The LUMIX G X 35-100mm F2.8: Panasonic’s new bright, precise and weather sealed zoom lens in a high quality compact aluminum body

17th September, 2012– Panasonic has today launched a new addition to its LUMIX G Digital Single Lens Mirrorless (DSLM) range, the H-HS35100 - an X series 35-100mm F2.8 compact zoom lens. Designed for compatibility with the Micro Four Thirds System, the elegant metal body means the LUMIX G X 35-100mm lens is bright and precise delivering outstanding quality. Ready for adventure, the LUMIX G X 35-100mm lens is weather sealed – dustproof and splashproof – so you can always capture the action in a dusty desert or sailing the Seven Seas.

With a maximum aperture of F2.8 available throughout the entire zoom range, the LUMIX G X 35-100mm lens will provide exceptional detail even in low light situations. Beautifully warm shots are possible with the exceptionally shallow depth of field, giving you incredible creative control over background blur – perfect for portrait photography.

Giving photographers and videographers a powerful and versatile tool, the LUMIX G X 35-100mm perfectly complements the LUMIX G X 12-35mm lens so your kit bag is ready for any scenario. Continuing to deliver the outstanding high-quality of the LUMIX G series, the LUMIX G X 35-100mm and LUMIX G 12-35mm lens are the ideal fit for the new LUMIX GH3 – premium quality, weather sealed and ready for action.

The lens incorporates Panasonic’s Power O.I.S. optical image stabiliser, which makes it easy to shoot extremely clear photos even in low-light situations - especially at high zoom - by suppressing the blur caused by handshake. For stunning clarity, the LUMIX G X 35-100mm lens is treated with Panasonic’s Nano Surface Coating technology, minimising reflection across the entire visual light range (380nm-780nm) by applying the extra-low refractive index coating with nano-sized structures on the surface of the lens.. This significantly reduces the amount of ghosting and lens flare.

The LUMIX G X 35-100mm F2.8 is the latest addition to Panasonic’s LUMIX G microsystem, which includes the world’s largest range of Micro Four Thirds lenses and accessories, making sure you have the right set-up to capture every moment.

LUMIX G X 35-100mm F2.8: Key Features
Lens Construction: 18 elements in 13 groups (2 ED lenses , 1 UED lens)
Nano Surface Coating: Yes
Mount: Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer: Yes (POWER O.I.S.)
Focal Length: f=35-100mm (35mm camera equivalent 70-200mm)
Aperture Type: 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Maximum Aperture: F2.8
Minimum Aperture: F22
Closest Focusing Distance: 0.85m / 2.8ft
Maximum magnification: Approx. 0.1x / 0.2x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View: 34°(Wide) to 12°(TELE)
Filter Size: 58mm / 2.3in
Max. Diameter: Approx 67.4mm / 2.7in
Overall Length: Approx. 99.9mm / 3.9in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
Weight: Approx. 360g / 12.7oz (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap and lens hood)
Standard Accessories: Lens front cap, Lens hood, Lens rear cap and lens storage bag)



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