Leica DG Nocticron 42.5 F1.2 First Look Video

Panasonic has announced the price and release date information for the Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2 ASPH OIS lens. WhatDigitalCamera has posted the first look video for the new Panasonic Leica DG Nocticron 42.5 F1.2 lens.

The Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras will be released in the first quarter of 2014 with a price for $1,599. See below for the first look video.

Leica DG Nocticron 42.5 f/1.2 First Look Video

The Leica DG Nocticron 42.5mm f/1.2 is a fast portrait prime lens for micro four thirds cameras actually announced back in August, 2013.

Specifications for Panasonic 42.5mm f/1.2
Focal length: 35mm (nominal)
Aperture range: f/1.2 – f/16
Lens construction: 14 elements in 11 groups, ED and ultra high refractive glass
Angle of view: 29°
Closest focusing distance: 19.68 in / 50 cm
Maximum reproduction ratio: 0.1X = 1:10
No. of diaphragm blades: 9, rounded
Filter/attachment size 67mm
Diameter x length Approx. 2.91 x 3.03″ (74 x 77 mm)
Weight (nominal): 14.99 oz (425 g)
Supplied accessories: Lens Hood, Lens Cap, Rear Lens Cap, Storage Bag, Limited 1-Year Warranty