Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with FourThirds max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Micro Four Thirds mount cameras.
Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS is compatible with cameras that have Micro Four Thirds
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Micro Four Thirds lens mount are Panasonic GH5 II
, Olympus E-M10 IV
and Panasonic G100
Max sensor coverage of Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS is FourThirds
Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS has a focal range of 12-35mm and 2.9X zoom ratio.
Optical Image Stabilization
Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS features Rotary (extending)
zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.17x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.25m
Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 12mm all the way to the 35mm .
Panasonic 12-35mm F2.8 OIS's optical formula consists of 14 elements in 9 groups.