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Panasonic Lumix 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II OIS : Specifications and Opinions


Panasonic Lumix 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II OIS

The Panasonic Lumix 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II OIS is a standard lens for 4/3, manufactured from 2013. The focus is done by Lens AF motor (non-ultrasonic), it has image stabilization. The average price, when it has been added to the JuzaPhoto database, is 250 €;
7 users have given it an average vote of 8.0 out of 10.


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MOUNT

This lens is available with the following mounts:

Micro 4/3: this lens is compatible with mirrorless micro-4/3.



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 Specifications
 Focal lenght   14-42 mm
 Angle of view   74.8 - 28.6°  (equivalent to a 28-85mm in Fullframe 24x36mm format)
 Format   4/3
 Max. aperture   f/3.5-5.6
 Aperture blades   7
 Lenses/Groups   9 elements in 8 groups
 Min. focus distance   0.20 meters
 Reproduction ratio   0.34x

 Features
 Zoom type   Ring, external
 Stabilization   Yes (built in lens)
 Focus   Lens AF motor (non-ultrasonic)
 Internal AF   Yes
 Full Time MF   Yes

 Built and notes
 Tripod ring   No
 Extenders   No
 Filters   46 mm
 Lens hood   Yes (not supplied)
 Weather sealing   No
 Weight   110 g
 Dimensions   56 x 49 mm

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avatarjunior
sent on May 12, 2021

Pros: a great lens.. light, great hike, all-do for travel, AF RAPIDO,lampshed

Cons: the front upholstery is too easily paraded if we really want to find the hair in the egg. vignette a bit like all 14mm zoom lenses... the important thing is that of the defect you make a virtue of it perfection exists only in paradise XD

Opinion: it is a great lens, crisp, very balanced colors, I always use it and I get dream photos like never before. The surrender is great and has a pat on the ass! IF YOU HAVE TO make yourself a self-portrait with af always takes us ! if you have to make a video it's top there too. In short, it is perhaps the lens that I use the most but above all for yield and for the af che is excellent. if you do not use af there is always analog photography waiting for you :)

avatarsenior
sent on January 08, 2020

Pros: very compact, better yield than the similar Zuiko, exceptional sharpness at 14 mm, mounts filters from 46

Cons: made by lens kit, very "digital", tends to burn the highlights in hard light conditions

Opinion: I have owned several cheap kit targets, the Zuiko 14-42, the Panasonic 14-42 II and the Panasonic 14-45, and I would say we can safely put them in this order of increasing performance. The Panasonic 14-42 II I found it better built than the Zuiko counterpart, plus it has a really high sharpness to 14 mm. On the other hand, the optical performance as the focal points get longer, as opposed to the Panasonic 14-45, which instead gives its best at 45 mm. The 14-45, however, gives warm images and a microcontrast that the other kit lenses do not have. A positive feature of the Panasonic 14-42 II is that it mounts 46 filters, a diameter common to many MFT optics. Overall it is a good kit lens, very light and well built, with good sharpness but let's say it does not have the "magic" of the higher-end optics. Preferable anyway to Zuiko 14-42, in my opinion

avatarjunior
sent on October 15, 2019

Pros: Image quality, low distortion, stabilization, weight.

Cons: Zoom dile that hardens easily with dust.

Opinion: After a year of use and having compared it with a Canon kit lens I can say, that, my 2013 model is much better performing than the competition, especially in distortion. I never missed anything and I snapped quietly at 1/60 freehand. The only problem is the zoom dial that becomes less fluid due to the dust, otherwise it took sea water, sand and rain and always worked properly.

avatarjunior
sent on November 18, 2015

Pros: price, weight, focal range

Cons: Vignetting at TA, plasticky, flare, zoom ring in stuttering

Opinion: a lens absolutely the worst handyman, is lightweight and compact size, sofre terribly flare and vignetting wide open, but is resolved by closing a couple of stops. the zoom ring is a bit 'rigidina and this makes it hard for precision zooming. but after all, considering the price, to use a "tourist" is a lens that makes' his duty. returns saturated colors and sharp images.

avatarjunior
sent on April 26, 2015

Pros: standard zoom very light, portable, weighs practically nothing, quite compact, well clear in all conditions and good color rendering, suitable handyman statement.

Cons: little light, so with reduced blur, attack to the body in plastic, a slight "stiffness" scroll of zooming.

Opinion: One of the best goals economic standards, made in interior very good, quality very cheap price, low cost of used, one of the best standard zoom m4 / 3, together with the Panasonic 14-45 but is a bit 'more cumbersome, especially in relationship to pancake the same brand that is 14-42 12-32, which Olympus brand.

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