Panasonic LEICA DG SUMMILUX 12mm f/1.4 ASPH Lens Announced !

panasonic leica dg 12mm f 1.4 asph lens

Panasonic has just announced the new Leica DG SUMMILUX 12mm f/1.4 ASPH lens today. It will be the widest prime that company offers (not counting its 8mm fisheye) and provides an equivalent 24mm view on Micro Four Thirds bodies. Designed to withstand a little wear-and-tear in the form of splashes and dust, the 12mm F1.4 offers a dedicated ring to control its nine-bladed aperture.

Price and release date hasn’t announced yet.

Panasonic Lumix G Leica DG Summilux 12mm F1.4 specifications
Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size FourThirds
Focal length 12 mm
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Maximum aperture F1.4
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Elements 15
Groups 12
Special elements / coatings 2 aspherical lenses, 1 ED lens, 2 UED lenses
Minimum focus 0.20 m (7.87)
Maximum magnification 0.1×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Stepper motor
Full time manual Unknown
Weight 335 g (0.74 lb)
Diameter 70 mm (2.76)
Length 70 mm (2.76)
Sealing Yes
Filter thread 62.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes