In this review, we will be comparing Panasonic X 35-100mm F2.8 II Power OIS and Panasonic 35-100mm F2.8 OIS, two Telephoto Zoom lenses by Panasonic. Both lenses have the same focal length and max apertures of 35-100mm focal range and a max aperture of F2.8 so they are very comparable in this regard.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
What type of photography are the Panasonic X 35-100mm F2.8 II Power OIS and Panasonic 35-100mm F2.8 OIS lenses good for?
The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Panasonic X 35-100mm F2.8 II Power OIS and the Panasonic 35-100mm F2.8 OIS for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
||Panasonic X 35-100mm F2.8 II Power OIS
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Size and Weight Comparison
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Panasonic X 35-100mm F2.8 II Power OIS weighs 357g, which means it is 3g (0%) lighter than the Panasonic 35-100mm F2.8 OIS which has a weight of 360g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Telephoto Zoom Lenses in Micro Four Thirds Mount for size comparison purposes.
Telephoto Zoom Lenses in Micro Four Thirds Mount for Size Comparison
Both Panasonic X 35-100mm F2.8 II Power OIS and Panasonic 35-100mm F2.8 OIS has the same Micro Four Thirds lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Micro Four Thirds lenses are OM System OM-5, Panasonic GH6 and OM System OM-1.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 35-100mm and the fastest aperture of F2.8.