The lightweight, compact high-speed telephoto lens is just
right for handheld photography. With 200 mm (35 mm camera
equivalent: 400 mm) telephoto capability and F2.8
brightness, gives you the distance and speed you need to
capture birds and other animals and take great sports
shots as well.
The included 1.4x teleconverter* boosts focal length to
280 mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 560 mm). Switches are
designed to make focusing smooth, while the
weatherproof body helps keep you ready in all
* The 1.4x teleconverter (DMW-TC14) is also sold separately as an
Nano Surface Coating – clarity from all angles
Put an end to unwanted ghosting and flaring – the Nano Surface Coating has been applied to lenses within the system. This special, ultra-thin coating was developed originally by Panasonic to reduce bothersome reflections across the entire light spectrum. The result: crystal-clear pictures even if you’re photographing a light source in the dark.
POWER O.I.S. –
Capture scenes carefree or at the spur of the moment. The optical image stabilization (O.I.S.) technology built directly into the lens ensures your photos will look great, with sharp blur-free contours across the entire picture.
Taking highly popular MEGA O.I.S. further, this advanced technology immediately compensates even large camera shake and vibrations that may occur in photography so you can capture true-to-life scenes without the need for a tripod. In the end, you’ll enjoy wonderfully crisp images.
Video Support – perfect video-recording
With video support any user has everything they need for recording with their LUMIX camera. Not only does it perform smooth aperture changes so there are no sudden jumps in exposure, it also boasts a silent design for enhanced capture of the scene’s audio. What’s more, the stunning AF performance of this lens records excellent 4K video, where precise focusing is essential.
1.4x Tele Converter (Bundled Accessory)
The DMW-TC14 enables capturing distant subject up
close. This extends the focal length from 200 mm to
280 mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 400 mm to 560 mm) by
just attaching it to the rear of the lens.
2.0x Tele Converter (Sold Separately)
The DMW-TC20 extends the focal length from 200 mm to
400 mm (35 mm camera equivalent: 400 mm to 800 mm) by
just attaching it to the rear of the lens. For a full-frame
model, an 800 mm focal length requires a tripod, but this
combination enables easy handheld shooting.
15 elements in 13 groups:
– 2 Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion
Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion (UED) lenses correct chromatic aberration rendering sharp, high-contrast images with clear colors from corner to corner.
For lenses that are capable of compensating
distortion, the horizontal axis of the MTF
shows the distance from the center of the
† Price shown is the suggested retail price applicable to ALL PROVINCES EXCEPT FOR QUEBEC.
Quebec consumers should refer to prices advertised by their local retailer or to prices advertised on the Panasonic eStore.