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Panasonic Leica DG 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Power OIS Lens

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Multi-purpose lens for crystal-clear images

This lens is an ideal choice for everyday shooters and travellers looking for a versatile zoom lens with great specs on the Micro Four Thirds System. With a 24-120mm equivalent zoom range, POWER Optical Image Stablisation and top-quality optical elements, it delivers crisp, elegant images from portraits to landscapes. It’s also splash-, dust- and freeze-proof, so you can take it wherever you go. 

Endless shooting possibilities

Featuring a standard 12-60mm zoom range (equivalent to 24-120mm on 35mm format) the highly-anticipated Panasonic Leica DG 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Power OIS Lens makes it easy to tackle multi-purpose shooting in just one lens. From capturing breathtaking landscapes to stunning portraits with lovely bokeh and street photography, this lens offers endless shooting possibilities. It’s an ideal pick for photographers who are on the go and don’t want to lug around a full kit of equipment – also making it great lens for travellers. 

Superior optical design

Meeting strict standards to ensure superior optical quality and performance, this Panasonic Leica DG 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Power OIS Lens promises beautifully sharp images with accurate colour reproduction. Four aspherical elements and two extra-low dispersion elements work to minimise aberrations and distortions, ensuring crystal-clear clarity from edge-to-edge, while a special Nano Surface Coating eliminates unwanted ghosting and flaring. The result: images you will fall in love with – and your followers too.

Ultra-sharp images with POWER O.I.S.

With Panasonic’s POWER Optical Image Stabilisation (P.O.I.S.) technology built directly into this zoom lens, you can shoot with confidence knowing your images will look great across the entire zoom range when shooting handheld. Delivering compensation for even large vibrations and camera shake, this technology is a must. Whether you’re shooting in indoors environments, in low light conditions or at the telephoto end of the zoom sans tripod, you’ll notice the results with crisp, image detail.    

Outstanding video performance

Beautiful video footage comes naturally with this lens, thanks to a variety of features that make it perform just as well in 4K motion footage as it does for still photography. With a Linear Autofocus Motor that delivers impeccable AF, this lens can keep up with fast-moving subjects with accuracy and speed. Better yet, it does so silently, so you won’t discover any unwanted noise creeping into your audio. With smooth aperture changes too, you'll be pleased to see gradual exposure adjustments that look natural. Whether you’re panning from dark to light or tracking wildlife in nature, this Panasonic lens will deliver smooth handling and outstanding results. 

Splash-, dust- and freeze-proof design

Boasting protection from the elements with a splash- and dust-proof construction, the Panasonic Leica DG 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Power OIS Lens is the kind of lens you can take with you everywhere. It’s also freeze-proof – able to withstand cold climates down to temperatures as low as negative-10-degrees Celsius. Whether you’re off a ski holiday, embarking on an adventure in the Aussie Outback or you simply want a little extra protection on a drizzly day, just in case, enjoy the peace of mind this weather-sealed Panasonic lens offers.

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Brands Panasonic
Promo Type N/A
Format Micro 4/3
Lens Mount Micro 4/3
Lens Series No
Focal Length 12 - 60 mm
Comparable 35 mm Focal Length: 24 - 120 mm
Aperture Maximum:f/2.8-4.0
Minimum:f/22
Diaphragm Blades 9
Angle of View Diagonal : 84° - 20°
Horizontal :
Vertical :
Min. Focus Distance 20 cm
Magnification 0.3x
Max. Reproduction Ratio 1:3.33
Filter Thread Front, 62 mm
Lens Hood No
Tripod Collar No
Stabilisation Yes, POWER Optical IS
Connectivity No
Colour Black
Lens Type Wide Angle Lenses, Zoom Lenses
Speciality Auto Focus, Image stabilisation, Splash Proof, Freeze Proof, Dust Resistant
Genre/Use General
Physical Weight (Grams) 320.00 gms
Physical Dimensions 6.84 cm x 8.6 cm
Shipping Weight 1.5000
GTIN/UPC Code 8887549644900

Does this lens still perform when used for video?

Yes, absolutely. This lens is great for videos as well as photos thanks to the in-built POWER Optical Image Stabilisation (P.O.I.S) for steady, smooth-flowing motion and the superior optical build which promises crisp imagery and detail. The fast and accurate (and silent!) AF also proves exceptionally helpful for video work, as do the smooth aperture changes which mean no sudden jolts in exposure while filming too. 

Does this lens only work with Micro Four Thirds mount cameras?

Yes, this lens is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. It will provide the equivalent to a 24-120mm focal length range on 35mm format.

Can I use filters with this lens? What is the thread size?

Yes, this Panasonic Leica lens features a 62mm thread for attaching various filters. Choose from a wide range of optional filters for added creative effects in stills and video. We also recommend keeping a UV filter or clear filter on your lens at all times – even when in storage – to help protect the front lens element from knocks, dirt and scratches.

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