Panasonic LUMIX S 50mm F1.8 Lens Announced, Priced $447.99, Available for Pre-Order

Panasonic has just officially announced the new Panasonic LUMIX S 50mm f/1.8 lens. It is a prime lens for the full L-mount system developed in partnership with Leica and Sigma, featuring nine elements, including ED, UHR and aspherical glass,  a linear motor. The minimum focus distance is 0.45m (17.7″), while the maximum magnification is 0.14x. The 50mm F1.8 is weather-sealed and freezeproof to -10°C/+14°F.

This new lens costs $447.99, first available for pre-order at AmazonB&H/ Adorama.

 

Below are the detailed specifications fo Panasonic Lumix S 50mm F1.8 lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 50 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount L-Mount
Aperture
Maximum aperture F1.8
Minimum aperture F22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 9
Groups 8
Special elements / coatings 1 UHR + 1 ED + 3 aspherical elements
Focus
Minimum focus 0.45 m (17.72)
Maximum magnification 0.14×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Linear Motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter No
Physical
Weight 300 g (0.66 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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