- Works really well for macro and portait work
- Exposure assistance on the GX7 seems a bit unreliable with this lens
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Published on: 16 June 2016
A Compact and Lightweight Digital Interchangeable Lens LUMIX G 20 mm / F1.7 II ASPH. with Outstanding Brightness
Featuring a high-speed F1.7, this single-focal-length lens lets you capture beautiful, expressive images with a delicate soft focus and high contrast. The versatile 20 mm of focal distance (Equivalent to 40 mm on a 35 mm film camera) is suitable for wide variety of occasions from daily snapshots to the deliberately creative shots taking advantage of its beautiful soft focus.
The LUMIX G 20 mm / F1.7 II ASPH. features a dramatic compactness and light weight despite its F1.7 brightness. With this thin, pancake lens mounted, the LUMIX G is easy to carry around. You're always ready for whatever inspires the photographer inside you – everyday scenes, passing landscapes, indoor shots in dim lighting, casual snapshots, or artistic shots.
The sophisticated metallic-finished look of the LUMIX G 20 mm / F1.7 II ASPH. increases the joy of ownership and further enhances LUMIX G cameras.
Comprising of seven lenses in five groups, the lens system uses two aspherical lenses most effectively to minimize both distortion and chromatic aberrations, achieving super high resolution corner to corner. Seven blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in out-of-focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings. This lens also features a highly reliable metal mount, and uses multi-coated lens elements that minimize ghosts and flare to further enhance its optical performance.
When mounted on the LUMIX G cameras, the LUMIX G 20 mm / F1.7 II ASPH. allows use of the advanced contrast AF system, which includes a Face Recognition function, for more convenient, more enjoyable shooting.
|Lens Construction||7 elements in 5 groups (2 Aspherical lenses)|
|Mount||Micro Four Thirds mount|
|Optical Image Stabilizer||No|
|Focal Length||f=20mm (35mm camera equivalent 40mm)|
|Aperture Type||7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm|
|Closest Focusing Distance||0.2m / 0.66ft|
|Maximum magnification||Approx. 0.13x / 0.25x (35mm camera equivalent)|
|Diagonal Angle of View||57°|
|Filter Size||φ46mm / 1.81 in|
|Max. Diameter||φ63mm / 2.48 in|
|Overall Length||Approx. 25.5mm / 1.00 in (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)|
|Weight||Approx. 87g / 3.07oz (excluding lens cap and lens rear cap)|
|Standard Accessories||Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap, Lens Storage Bag|
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