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Panasonic H-H020A 20mm F/1.7 ASPH Lens for Panasonic/Olympus Micro Four Thirds Cameras
Extremely bright F1.7 optical performance
Ultra compact durable metal body
Durable Micro Four Thirds metal mount
Two aspherical lenses
Multi-coated lens elements reduce ghosts and flaring
The LUMIX G 20mm / F1.7 II ASPH is an amazingly sharp compact lens with superb F1.7 brightness.
Allowing a beautiful soft focus for photos to be even more impressive, the high-speed F1.7 compact single-focal length lens has 2 aspherical lenses for a superb optical performance. It boasts dramatic compactness and light weight despite its F1.7 aperture that enables beautiful soft focus in the background, allowing the subject to stand out impressively. Comprised of seven lenses in five groups, the new system uses two aspherical lenses to minimize both distortion and chromatic aberration, achieving incredibly high resolution corner to corner. The versatile 20mm focal distance (equivalent to 40mm on a 35 mm film camera) is suitable for wide variety of photography including scenery such as sunsets and dimly lit indoor shots taking advantage of its beautiful soft focus.
A new metal finish replaces the original 20mm lenses resin body, and combines with a durable metal mount for a sophisticated premium feel.
This new LUMIX G 20mm F1.7II lens is an update to the original LUMIX 20mm F1.7 pancake lens made popular by Micro Four Thirds system photo enthusiasts because of its razor sharpness and compact size. The new LUMIX G 20mm F1.7 II lens system is also designed to work with the Micro Four Thirds lens standard and is compatible with Panasonic LUMIX G digital cameras.
Optically the new The LUMIX G 20mm / F1.7 II lens offers the same great performance with two aspherical lenses and a multi-coated lens surface for reduced ghosts and flaring. It supports the Contrast AF system for high precision auto focusing. Seven blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in unsharp areas when shooting at large aperture settings. The new LUMIX G 20mm/F1.7 II ASPH. lens also features a highly reliable metal mount.
The Panasonic LUMIX G 20mm f/1.7 II
is a super bright, high-speed, compact single-focal length lens with superb optical performance. It boasts dramatic compactness and light weight despite its wide aperture that enables beautiful soft focus in the background, allowing the subject to stand out. Comprised of seven lenses in five groups, the lens uses two aspherical lenses to minimize distortion and chromatic aberration, achieving incredibly high resolution corner to corner. It also features a versatile 20mm focal length (40mm equivalent on 35mm camera) and a durable metal lens mount.