Press Picture and Specs of Panasonic Leica 8-18mm MFT lens Leak

Press Picture and Specs of Panasonic Leica 8-18mm MFT lens Leak

The first press picture and specifications of Panasonic’s new Leica 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 micro 4/3 lens have leaked along with detailed specs for the lens:

  • Lens composition: 15 groups of 10 lenses (3 aspheric lenses, 1 aspheric ED lens, 2 ED lenses and 1 UHR lens)
  • Shortest shooting distance: 0.23 m
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 0.12 times (converted to 35 mm format 0.24 times)
  • Filter diameter: 67 mm
  • Maximum diameter × length: 73.4 mm × 88 mm
  • Weight: Approx 315 g
  • Nano surface coating
  • Dustproof / drip-proof specification, low temperature (-10 ° C) compatible
  • Metallic exterior
  • Expected release date: May 25, 2017
  • Suggested retail price: 158,000 yen + tax (around $1450)
  • Mass store sales price: around 136,500 yen (including tax)  which is around $1250

The new lens should be announced tomorrow and will surely be on the shopping list of a lot of GH4 and GH5 owners!

Check back over the next couple of days for pre-order info!

Via: Nokishita


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