Panasonic Details New L-Mount Interchangeable Lenses for LUMIX S Series


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Panasonic has revealed full details for three new L-Mount lenses designed for use with the company's upcoming LUMIX S Series cameras. The collection includes the LUMIX S PRO 50mm F1.4 (S-X50), the LUMIX S PRO 70-200mm F4 O.I.S. (S-R70200) and the LUMIX S 24-105mm F4 MACRO O.I.S. (S-R24105).

The LUMIX S PRO 50mm F1.4 is a large-aperture fixed focal length lens, while the LUMIX S PRO 70-200mm F4 O.I.S. is a telephoto zoom lens, and the LUMIX S 24-105mm F4 MACRO O.I.S. is a standard zoom covering wide-angle to medium-telephoto with macro shot support. All three lenses feature an L-Mount with a large inner diameter of 51.6mm. And as part of the L-Mount Alliance with Leica and Sigma, each model can be used with all L-mount camera bodies from each manufacturer. 

Here's a full rundown of pricing and key specs for each lens per Panasonic and B&H Photo-Video:

• L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
• Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
• One UED Element, Two ED Elements
• Four Aspherical Elements
• 1:2 Magnification, 11.8" Minimum Focus
• Optical Image Stabilizer
• AF/MF Switch, Zoom Lock Switch
• Weather-Sealed Construction
• Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

• L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
• Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
• One UED Element, Three ED Elements
• One Aspherical Element, One UHR Element
• Dual AF System: Linear & Stepping Motors
• Optical Image Stabilizer
• Weather-Sealed Construction
• Removable, Rotating Tripod Collar
• Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

• L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
• Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
• Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
• Two Aspherical Elements
• Dual AF System: Linear & Stepping Motors
• Weather-Sealed Construction
• Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm

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The new Panasonic L-Mount lenses are set to launch in early April. And beyond the lenses, Panasonic also recently revealed pricing and availability for its LUMIX S Series Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras.

Source: Panasonic via Business Wire