Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 Lens Announced, Priced $597.99, Available for Pre-Order

Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 lens. It is a prime lens for L-mount, featuring nine elements, two of which being ED glass, and nine aperture blades, just 355g (12.5oz) and against dust and moisture. The minimum focus distance is 80cm (2.6ft) and the max magnification is 0.13x. This new lens costs $597.95, first available for pre-order at Amazon/ B&H.

Below are the detailed specifications of Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 lens.

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 85 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount L-Mount
Maximum aperture F1.8
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 9
Groups 8
Special elements / coatings 2 ED elements
Minimum focus 0.80 m (31.5)
Maximum magnification 0.13×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Linear Motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Weight 355 g (0.78 lb)
Diameter 74 mm (2.91)
Length 82 mm (3.23)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 67 mm
Hood supplied Yes

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