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Panasonic Lumix G VARIO 3,5-5,6/14-45mm Asph
8.4 out of 10

Panasonic Lumix G VARIO 3,5-5,6/14-45mm Asph

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Reviews and Problems with Panasonic Lumix G VARIO 3,5-5,6/14-45mm Asph

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Overall 8
8.0

A safe starter option

JohnnyKaboom, B&H Photo
27 January 2015
  • Excerpt: Using this on a Panasonic Lumix GH4 for video it is an adequate lens. It really suffers in low light and is limited in the field due to the manual focus and zoom. If you understand this comming in howerver, this is a perfectly acceptable lens it lets you do nice studio work while capturing a real...
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Quality

CoolioBro, B&H Photo
31 August 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens has served me well, and i got it here for an amazinf price! So far no issues, though it was definitely smaller than i expected. Overall good buy.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Lens, Good Value

Grant, B&H Photo
18 July 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens seems to be a good value and it is getting me pretty clean images most of the time. I like the stabilization... I am still learning to use my camera and just getting to know the lens.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Good lens but very small

Ryan G, B&H Photo
7 June 2014
  • Excerpt: The lens is amazing don't get me wrong but I am slightly disappointed by the size of it. It's not a huge deal but it just makes your camera look less professional and if you have bigger hands the focus ring may be hard to use.
  • Pros: Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Do NOT confuse with present 14-42

Madqdog, Adorama
1 April 2014
  • Excerpt: While both this (14-45) and the 14-42 were first issued as kit lenses and neither would be considered prime, recall that the only "kit" this lens was ever on was an original G. It is, in my opinion, a far superior zoom for this range and my GX7 loves it. BTW, I kinda' like it as well.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Bang for Buck

Dale, B&H Photo
7 March 2014
  • Excerpt: I have been using this lens on my black magic pocket camera for travel. For it's price it is brilliant. It's range of zoom makes it quite versatile and the OIS does a good job of removing small shakes during hand held recording.
  • Pros: Easy To Use
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome!

Dave T, B&H Photo
20 December 2013
  • Excerpt: I love this product; crystal clear images. The only tiny drawback is the movement is a little noisy.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
  • Cons: Slow Focus
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Overall 8
8.0

Should be the kit lens

ChuckP, B&H Photo
30 October 2013
  • Excerpt: My GX-1 came with the now-ubiquitous 14-42 which, upon testing, proved to be good but not excellent. I finally broke down and got the 14-45 at twice the price, which is superior in sharpness, color rendition, fringing, etc. It's only a little bit (8%-9%) better, but it make all the difference.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, External Ois Switch, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Good Sharpness And Color, Metal Mounting Ring, Strong Construction
  • Cons: NONE, Poor macro
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Overall 8
8.0

Sharp, well made but long when zoomed to 45mm

P.K. Frary "Gochugogi", Amazon
3 October 2013
  • Summary: I have an Olympus E-P3 kit with 17mm 2.8 pancake. I love the pancake for candids and portability, but craved a zoom for outdoor shooting. After shopping around the Panasonic 14-45 landed on my doorstep.
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Overall 8
8.0

Beautiful, manual zoom

Todd C, B&H Photo
11 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Wonderful lens, better than the 14-42 kit lens that comes with the Panny GX1. I use this lens, the 45-175 zoom and 25mm prime as my main arsenal. The only lens I have used that is better in this range is the 12-35mm gx vario f2.8, but 20% of the price, this lens performs very well!
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Manual Zoom
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