Panasonic LUMIX G VARIO HD 14-140mm f/4-5.8 ASPH. O.I.S. - Review / Test Report
1 August 2010
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Panasonic Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm, f/4.0-5.8 ASPH./MEGA O.I.S. Lens
1 June 2009
Summary: An optically-stabilised extended-zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds System cameras.Initially the Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm, f/4.0-5.8 ASPH./MEGA O.I.S. lens will be the main kit lens supplied with the GH1 body.
Summary: The Panasonic 14-140 mm is an attractive kit lens with multiple positive attributes. Up to a focal length of 50 mm, the optical performances are very good, and then they slowly continue to decrease. Apart from the wide angle, the distortion is well controlled.
Pros: Large zoom range, Quiet AF and integrated IS, Low vignetting or distortion, Up to 100 mm: high resolution, Compact
Cons: Distortion at 14 mm, Lower resolution at longer focal lengths