Coming soon: new Panasonic Lumix 18mm f/1.8 lens for Leica L-mount



Here are the leaked pictures and specifications for the rumored Panasonic 18mm f/1.8 lens for Leica L-mount that will be officially announced the next few days (shipping is expected to start on October 22nd):

  • Lens construction: 13 elements in 12 groups (3 aspherical lenses, 1 UED lens, 3 ED lenses, 1 UHR lens)
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.18m
  • Maximum magnification: 0.2x
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 9 (circular diaphragm)
  • Filter diameter:
  • 67mm – Size: φ73.6 x 82mm
  • Weight: 340g

Panasonic will soon have a full line of five fast (f/1.8) prime lenses for L-mount – from B&H Photo: “The new S 35mm f/1.8 joins Panasonic’s family of f/1.8 aperture primes including the 24mm50mm, and 85mm (with an 18mm f/1.8 arriving in the future)”.

Panasonic will soon have a full line of five fast (f/1.8) prime Lumix S lenses for Leica L-mount (35mm f/1.8 announced, 18mm f/1.8 coming next)

Additional/previous coverage:

More leaked pictures of the Panasonic Lumix 18mm f/1.8 lens for L-mount

Panasonic Lumix 18mm f/1.8 lens for L-mount specifications leaked online

Panasonic is working on a new 18mm f/1.8 ultra-wide-angle lens for L-mount

Source: Digicame-info, via PhotoRumors

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