Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH Lens Announced, Priced $1,097.99, Available for Pre-order

Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPHPanasonic has just officially announced the Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH lens. It is a wide-angle zoom compact, weather-sealed lens with a relatively fast maximum aperture range. This new lens costs $1,097.99, available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama. It will start shipping in May 2017. Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH lens

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size FourThirds
Focal length 8–18 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Aperture
Maximum aperture F2.8–22
Minimum aperture F4–22
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Aperture notes Circular blades
Optics
Elements 15
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings Aspherical ED, aspherical, ED, UHR elements + Nano Surface Coating.
Focus
Minimum focus 0.23 m (9.06)
Maximum magnification 0.12×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Stepper motor
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 315 g (0.69 lb)
Diameter 73 mm (2.87)
Length 88 mm (3.46)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Power zoom No
Filter thread 67.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No
  • Panasonic Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 ASPH –pre-order — Amazon/ B&H/ Adorama.

PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 16-36mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical ED and One UHR Element
  • Three Aspherical and Two ED Elements
  • Nano Surface Coating
  • Splash, Dust, and Freezeproof Design
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm

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