- Micro Four Thirds System
- 85mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Aperture Range: f/1.7 to f/22
- One Aspherical Element
- Stepping AF Motor, Internal Focus
- POWER Optical Image Stabilizer
- Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm
The LUMIX G 42.5mm/F1.7 ASPH./POWER O.I.S. (H-HS043E) enables you to achieve a beautiful bokeh effect with soft, out-of-focus blur, allowing you to add stunning artistry to close-up portraits or shots in low light.
The 42.5mm lens is available in sharp metallic black and silver, and delivers beautiful defocus to help you add more artistry and creativity into your photography. Offering a 42.5mm middle-telephoto focal distance (35mm camera equivalent: 85mm equivalent to 85mm on a 35mm camera), a high speed F1.7 aperture, and a versatile focusing distance of 0.31 m, the lens can deliver portraits with a rich stereoscopic effect as well as close-ups with beautiful defocus.
The lens’ POWER O.I.S. system effectively compensates unwanted blur caused by handshake - not only small, fast movements but also large, slow ones - helping you get the results you want, even in low light situations. The POWER O.I.S system, alongside the 240fps Drive AF, delivers stable framing and precise focusing every time.
High Speed f1.7 Mid-Telephoto Focal Length Lens
The high-speed f1.7 lens offers a beautiful bokeh effect for more impressive, creative shots. Together the with 42.5mm mid0telephoto focal distance (85mm 35mm equiv.), this lens is ideal for portraits with a rich strereoscopic effect. It features a versatile focusing distance of 0.31m allowing you to enjoy true to life close up shots.
240fps drive capability
The inclusion of a stepping motor makes the focusing action smooth and silent for use in both photo and video recording. When mounted on the LUMIX G Cameras, you can take advantage of the high speed, high prevision Contrast AD system with a 240 fps digital signal exchange achieving high speed AF faster than approx. 0.5sec
The Power OIS (Optical Image Stabilizer) which is newly integrated in this lenses, effectively compensates for not only small, fast movement but also large movements making it easy to shoot super clears shots even in low-lit situations such as night time or indoors