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Panasonic L-X025
8.2 out of 10

Panasonic L-X025

25mm bright F1.4 - F16 Leica optics 46mm filter size UHR Read more

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Panasonic Leica 25mm f1.4

Camera Labs
1 March 2013
  • Summary: Use the lens between f2.8 and f5.6 and it'll deliver pin-sharp details with high contrast across almost the entire frame. On my test sample there was some softening in the extreme corners, particularly on one side suggesting a little decentering, but overall I was very satisfied by the performance,...
  • Pros: Bright f1.4 aperture with nice bokeh effects., Very sharp, high contrast details in all but extreme corners., Incredibly smooth manual focusing ring.
  • Cons: Some softening in extreme corners on test sample., No weather sealing. No optical stabilisation., Rattling sound when composing with Olympus bodies., Lens hood looks classy but can't be reversed.
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Lens Test: Panasonic Leica D Summilux 25mm f/1.4 AF

Pop Photo
16 December 2008
  • Excerpt: Made in Japan by Panasonic to Leica's specifications, this $800 (street) optic is only the second lens Panasonic has introduced for its well-reviewed DSLR, the Lumix DMC-L1. A 50mm equivalent in the Four Thirds system, the lens fills a gap in the Olympus/Panasonic lens catalogs, and it's fitting...
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D Summilux 25 mm f/1.4

5 June 2009
  • Conclusion: Exactly as after the Canon 1.4/35 test, we can feel unsatisfied here. We deal with a very expensive lens from the top shelf with the well-known Leica brand-name and still we managed to find a few flaws with it.
  • Cons: visible vignetting which decrease very slow on stopping down,, too high coma,, problems with the work against the light in case of higher aperture values.
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Expert Review

2 March 2008
  • Summary: Znów dochodzi do interesującego pojedynku czterech bardzo ciekawych i podobnych do siebie lornetek. W kolejności alfabetycznej są to Bynolyt Seal 10x42 BCF , Olympus EXPS-I 10x42 , Opticron Imagic TGA WP 10x42 oraz Swift Optics 962 Ultra Lite 10x42 .
  • Pros: solidna obudowa o oryginalnym designie,, praktycznie niezauważalna dystorsja,, bardzo dobra transmisja,, obraz ostry w prawie całym polu widzenia,, bardzo mała koma,, niewielki astygmatyzm,, bardzo dobrze korygowana aberracja chromnatyczna,, wysokiej klasy powłoki antyodbiciowe i pryzmaty BaK-4,,...
  • Cons: wyraźne odblaski,, pole widzenia mogłoby być trochę większe.
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