Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH Lens Announced Price, Specs

Panasonic has announced the Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH lens for micro four thirds cameras. The brand new Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 II is a revised version of its classic fast pancake lens for Micro Four Thirds.

The H-HS020A, as Panasonic likes to call it, features a metallic exterior and slightly reduced weight, and will come in a choice of silver or black finishes. The optical design appears to be unchanged, with 7 elements in 5 groups including 2 aspheric elements.

The new The LUMIX G 20mm  f/1.7 II lens offers the same great performance as the previous model with two aspherical lenses and a multi-coated lens surface for reduced ghosts and flaring.

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Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 II Lens Price

The new Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH lens for micro four thirds cameras price is $429.95. The new Lumix G 20mm F1.7 II ASPH lens is available to buy from the camera stores below. The Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 II lens starts shipping from August 07, 2013.  Where to buy Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH Lens.

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Adorama.com $429.95 Buy Now
Amazon.com $399.99 Buy Now
B&H Photo Video $429.00 Buy Now

Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 II Lens Features

  • Extremely bright F1.7 optical performance
  • Ultra compact durable metal body
  • Durable Micro Four Thirds metal mount
  • Two aspherical lenses
  • Multi-coated lens elements reduce ghosts and flaring

Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 II Lens Specifications

 Lens Construction  7 elements in 5 groups (2 Aspherical lenses)
 Mount  Micro Four Thirds mount
 Optical Image Stabilizer  No
 Focal Length  f=20mm (35mm camera equivalent 40mm)
 Aperture Type  7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
 Aperture  F1.7
 Minimum Aperture  F16
 Closest Focusing Distance  0.2m / 0.66ft
 Maximum magnification  Approx. 0.13x / 0.25x (35mm camera equivalent)
 Diagonal Angle of View  57°
 Filter Size  φ46mm / 1.81 in
 Max. Diameter  φ63mm / 2.48 in
 Overall Length  Approx. 25.5mm / 1.00 in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
 Weight  Approx. 87g / 3.07oz (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)
 Standard Accessories  Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap, Lens Storage Bag

Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 II Lens Images

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MFT chart

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