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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens - H-FS014045

Abt Model: HFS014045 | UPC Code: 037988989461
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12 Elements In 9 Groups/ Optical Image Stabilizer/ F=14MM To 45MM Focal Length/ F22 Minimum Aperture/ 0.17x/0.34x Maximum Magnification/ Black Finish
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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens - HFS014045

Specifications:

  • Lens Construction 12 elements in 9 groups (1 Aspherical lens)
  • Mount Micro Four Thirds mount
  • Optical Image Stabilizer Yes
  • Focal Length f=14mm to 45mm (35mm film camera equivalent 28mm to 90mm)
  • Aperture Type 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
  • Aperture F3.5(wide) - F5.6(Tele)
  • Minimum Aperture F22
  • Closest Focusing Distance 0.30m at all focal lengths
  • Maximum Magnification Approx. 0.17x/0.34x (35mm film camera equivalent)
  • Diagonal Angle of View 75°(W)~27°(T)

Package Content:

  • Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Lens Rear Cap
  • Lens Storage Bag

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Length: 2.36"
  • Max. Diameter: 2.36"
  • Filter Size: 2.05"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 0.43 lbs
  • Shipping: 1 lb
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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens
 
4.5

(based on 4 reviews)

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75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Convenient (3)
  • Inexpensive (3)

Cons

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Reviewed by 4 customers

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5.0

Great zoom sharp as tack and light weight

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from Coconut Creek, FL, USA

Pros

  • Compact
  • Convenient
  • Durable
  • Easy to use
  • Exceeded expectations
  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • none

Best Uses

    Comments about Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens:

    Maybe one of the best zooms I have ever had in my over 20 years in photography - beats all the other micro four standard zooms Stays on the camera very often

     
    5.0

    Very sharp and contrasty, handles well.

    By 

    from Massachusetts, USA

    Pros

    • Good ergonomics

    Cons

    • A bit outdated

    Best Uses

      Comments about Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens:

      I use Olympus OM-D cameras and wasn't happy with my kit zoom lens. I saw a lot of online recommendations for this lens, so decided to give it a try. It's an older lens, bigger than the newer zooms covering the 14-42mm range. The zoom ring is large, rubbery, and tactile. I wouldn't say it sticks, but its action does have a cheapness to it - perhaps owing to the plastic materials, which are noisy and not particularly smooth. The manual focus ring is very good - tight and smooth, though not silent. The image quality is excellent. At 14mm, it seems sharpest at f/4. At longer focal lengths, I find sharpness peaks at f/5.6-f/8. It can be just a bit sharper than the 14mm f/2.5 prime, particularly at the edges - though not always. I've compared a lot of images and generally prefer the prime at 14mm. The 14-45 produces images with a lot of microcontrast, but sometimes to the point that very fine details are not resolved as clearly as I'd like. (Black details on a white background can look a bit fat.) The problem is minimized with good light and an electronic shutter. I do not use the in-lens stabilization, so cannot fairly comment about it.

       
      3.0

      Cheap

      By 

      from Mobile, Al

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Convenient
      • Inexpensive

      Cons

      • Did not meet expectations
      • Poor quality

      Best Uses

        Comments about Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens:

        I bought this lens because I needed something wide. It still not as wide as I would like. The build quality is nowhere near that of the HD lenses. It's plastic with a sticky zoom.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        fine performer

        By 

        from Los Angeles, CA, USA

        Pros

        • Convenient
        • Easy to use
        • Fun to use
        • Inexpensive

        Cons

        • zoom action a bit sticky

        Best Uses

          Comments about Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens:

          Quick, fun to use lens, gets the results, fast focus, capable of even poetic, fascinating images. The only limit is what you can do as a photographer.

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          Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens

          Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45MM F3.5-5.6 Mega O.I.S. Lens

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