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.
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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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|
|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|
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