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Panasonic 15mm f/1.7 Super-Fast Wide-Angle Lens Announced

Panasonic 15mm f/1.7 Super-Fast Wide-Angle Lens Announced

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Fastest 15mm lens

March 27, 2014

Panasonic today introduced a wide-angle lens with a super-wide aperture for candids and low-light photography.

Great news for street, candid and low-light photographers: Panasonic has just announced a Leica Summilux 15mm f/1.7 ASPH interchangeable lens for Olympus and Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras. With a field of view equivalent to a 30mm lens, the 15mm f/1.7 is said to be compact and light, and is branded with the Leica name.

Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 Key features:

  • 9 lens elements in seven groups
  • 3 aspherical lenses
  • Nano surface covering minimizes reflections
  • Extra-low refractive index coating
  • Dramatically reduced ghosting and flare
  • Inner focus system
  • Auto and manual focus switch
  • Metal lensmount


The Leica DG Summilux 15mm f/1.7 will be available in Silver  or Black, starting in May at Adorama for $599.99. The lens can be pre-ordered now and orders will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Credit cards will not be charged until orders ship.

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