Panasonic has launched Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. lens, with an equivalent focal length of 100-400mm. The Lens designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras, this optic will provide an equivalent zoom range of 100-400mm, making it ideal for sports and wildlife photography, said a statement.
According to Panasonic, the lens features Leica branding, guaranteeing superb optics, while maintaining a relatively compact form factor. Also, the f/2.8-4 maximum aperture will ensure enhanced versatility with a wider range of shooting conditions.
Panasonic said, the other advantages of this lens include POWER O.I.S., which is compatible with Dual I.S. and Dual I.S. 2.0 systems, for stable footage and sharper images. The AF system can be driven at up to 240 fps, making it suitable for tracking fast subjects. It even has a dust- and splash-proof design with freezeproofing to 14°F. It supports the 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters for extended equivalent focal length ranges of 140-560mm and 200-800mm, respectively.
Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4 ASPH. POWER O.I.S. lens
• Micro Four Thirds System
• 100-400mm (35mm Equivalent)
• Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
• Two UED Elements, Two ED Elements
• Two Aspherical Elements, One UHR Element
• Nano Surface Coating
• High-Speed 240 fps AF System
• POWER Optical Image Stabilizer
• Splash, Dust, and Freezeproof Design