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Panasonic H-FS 12-32mm F3.5-5 Silver

Panasonic H-FS 12-32mm F3.5-5 Silver



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  • A Versatile Zoom Range from 24mm to 64mm
  • Stunningly Compact Metallic Profile and Sleek, Stylish Design
  • Superb Optical Performance Featuring 3 Aspherical Lenses and 1 ED Lens
  • Retractable Structure and Downsizing Technologies
  • High-speed Contrast AF System with 240fps Drive Capability
  • MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) for Steady Framing

Despite its outstanding compactness, the LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. offers versatile zoom range of 24-64mm (35mm camera equivalent). Taking advantages of 24mm wide-angle of view, you can easily fit subjects into the frame even when shooting indoors where the distance is limited. This lens is also suitable for capturing a variety of scenes from dynamic landscape to casual snapshot taking advantage of its high portability.

This lens is designed in stunningly compact metallic profile with retractable structure. To pursue downsizing, every lens element is designed as slim as possible and located in minimum margin while using two lens groups as an O.I.S. lens unit by shifting itself, which is integrated in the LUMIX G digital interchangeable lens for the first time. Moving the two lens groups requires power and a newly developed dedicated actuator supplies it. As offered for a kit lens of DMC-GM1, this lens best matches the camera to make sleek, stylish combination.

Comprising of 8 lenses in 7 groups, this lens system adopts 3 aspherical lenses to achieve reduction of substantial length of lens unit while maintaining the optical performance. The ED (Extra-low Dispersion) lens also minimizes chromatic aberration to corners at entire zoom range. Multi-coated lens elements minimize ghosts and flare to further enhance its optical performance. Seven blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in out-of-focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings.

Incorporating an inner focus drive system and stepping motor, this lens is capable of smooth, silent operation to work with the camera’s high-speed, high-precision contrast AF system for both photo and video recording. It is also compatible with the sensor drive at max. 240fps to take maximum advantage of cameras with high-speed AF such as DMC-GM1. With its minimum focus distance of 0.20m (12-20 mm) / 0.30m (21-32 mm) even at full zoom, this lens provides a maximum photographic magnification of 0.13x (35mm camera equivalent: 0.26x).

The LUMIX G VARIO 12-32mm / F3.5-5.6 ASPH. / MEGA O.I.S. incorporates Panasonic's MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), which makes it easy to shoot super clear shots even in low-lit situations by suppressing the blur caused by a hand shake.

Lens Construction  8 elements in 7 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 ED lens)  
Mount  Micro Four Thirds mount  
Nano Surface Coating  -  
Optical Image Stabilizer  Yes (MEGA O.I.S.)  
Focal Length  f12-32mm (35mm camera equivalent 24-64mm)  
Aperture Type  7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm  
Minimum Aperture  F22  
Maximum Aperture  F3.5(Wide) - F5.6(Tele)  
Closest Focusing Distance  0.20m/0.66ft (at focal lenghts 12-20mm) / 0.30m/0.98ft (at focal lenghts 21-32mm)  
Maximum magnification  Approx. 0.13x / 0.26x (35mm camera equivalent)  
Diagonal Angle of View  84(Wide) to 37(TELE)  
Filter Size  37mm / 1.5in  
Max. Diameter  f55.5mm / 2.2in  
Overall Length  Approx. 24mm / 0.94in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)  
Weight  Approx. 70g / 2.47oz (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap )  
Standard Accessories  Lens cap, Lens rear cap  

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