Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Leica SL mount cameras.
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 is compatible with cameras that have Leica SL lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Leica SL lenses are Sigma fp L, Leica SL2-S and Panasonic S5.
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 has a focal range of 24-105mm and 4.4X zoom ratio.
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 with a weather sealed camera body such as Sigma fp L, Leica SL2-S and Panasonic S5.
Optical Image Stabilization
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 features an optical image stabilization system which helps to reduce the blur that occurs due to shaking during hand-held shooting.
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 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 S 24-105mm F4 has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.5x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.3m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.5x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 24mm all the way to the 105mm .
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 13 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 aspherical ED
- 2 aspherical
- 1 UED
- 2 ED elements
- fluorine coating
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Panasonic S 24-105mm F4 is available in Black color.
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