The LUMIX G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH, a compact and lightweight "pancake" lens with outstanding brightness
The LUMIX G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH lens is dramatically compact and lightweight, featuring an outstanding F1.7 brightness which allows consumers to create stunning photos with beautiful, soft focus. Comprised of seven lenses arranged in five groups, the LUMIX G 20mm lens actually uses two aspherical lenses to effectively minimize distortion and achieve super high resolution.
The versatile 20mm focal length (equivalent to 40mm on a 35mm film camera) is suitable for allapplications - from scenery shots to dimly-lit indoor environments. When mounted on LUMIX G Micro System Cameras, the LUMIX G 20mm/F1.7 ASPH lens allows for use of the advanced contrast Auto Focus (AF) system, which includes Panasonic's Face Recognition functions. Both lenses are comprised of seven blades, which produce an attractive and smooth background blur effect when shooting at larger aperture settings. These lenses also feature a highly-reliable metal mount, and use multi-coated lens elements to minimize glare andfurther enhance optical performance.
The Panasonic 20mm F/1.7 is commonly used for Landscape/scenery, Low light, Macro photography, Night photography, Sports/action, Street photography, Video, Weddings and more.The Panasonic 20mm F/1.7 is most used by customers who consider themselves to be a Casual photographer, Photo enthusiast, Pro photographer, Semi-pro photographer among others.The Panasonic 20mm F/1.7 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Panasonic 20mm F/1.7: Consistent output, Durable, Easily interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice bokeh, Rugged, Sharp and Strong construction.
|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 degree|
|Max. Diameter||Dia: 63mm / 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 [g]||Approx. 100g|
|Weight [oz]||Approx. 3.53oz|