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Panasonic Lumix G VARIO 3,5-5,6/14-45mm Asph
8.3 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 10
10

Very good lens

pcopernik, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens to replace my Oly 12-50 which I use for underwater photography and I'm not disappointed
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Excellent, sharp, light, basic zoom!

Paradise Traveler, B&H Photo
3 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: This should be Panasonic's default kit lens. The quality of the images are really remarkable for a zoom in this price range. I have to believe that part of the reason for this is that it's made in Japan. No, it's not professional grade, but it does the job for us amateurs.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

AMAZING!

Jettster, B&H Photo
30 December 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this lens with my Panasonic GH4. It works great! This is my first lens and I would definitely recommend this to anyone who is just starting off!
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 10
10

Consistently very good

John the Shooter, B&H Photo
17 October 2014
  • Excerpt: I use this on my OMD EM5. The colors and sharpness are reliably good. Autofocus is fine. I use this one for landscapes and walk around shots. I reach for it a lot, and I never thought I would because I've had similar midrange zooms (Canon 24-105) that were boring. The 14mm-45mm f/3.5-5.6 is a trusty lens. I'll use it until I wear it out.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Image quality, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Very pleased.

Lane, B&H Photo
25 September 2014
  • Excerpt: I got this to be used as a value zoom lens with OIS and I have not been disappointed. The image is nice and it has a decent weight to it. Works well with my BMPCC.
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Overall 10
10

Best Standard Micro 4/3 Zoom

MalcolmL, B&H Photo
9 August 2014
  • Excerpt: I can hardly fault this lens. Its sharp except in the very corners where there is a hint of softness wide open. It focuses fast and accurately, the colours are pleasant, CA is there but is a small fraction of what you would expect to see, the micro-contrast is excellent and there macro contrast has a good balance. For the price point, this lens represents excellent value for money. Compared to the Olympus 14-42 11 R which I owned briefly, there is no comparison.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Clarity

JohnLW, B&H Photo
23 June 2014
  • Excerpt: For a moderately-priced lens, this one works quite well. Images are sharp and clear. No evidence of "Shutter Shock." I use it with my Panasonic GH4 camera.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Rugged, Strong Construction
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Overall 10
10

Better Kit Lens

Bif, Adorama
20 May 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens is FAR superior to the 14-42mm "kit" lens now supplied with Panasonic Lumix cameras. I was giving my Grandson my Lumix GX1 to start him off and needed a lens for it. I tried an very clean Lumix 14-42mm but the zoom action was so sticky & jerky it was almost unusable even for stills.On my own cameras I replaced the 14-42 I had with one of these Lumix 14-45mm and those (being metal construction rather than plastic) are much smoother.
  • Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Lightweight, Reliable, Smooth Zoom Action
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Bif, Adorama
20 May 2014
  • Excerpt: This lens is FAR superior to the 14-42mm "kit" lens now supplied with Panasonic Lumix cameras. I was giving my Grandson my Lumix GX1 to start him off and needed a lens for it. I tried an very clean Lumix 14-42mm but the zoom action was so sticky & jerky it was almost unusable even for stills. On my own cameras I replaced the 14-42 I had with one of these Lumix 14-45mm and those (being metal construction rather than plastic) are much smoother.
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Overall 10
10

Great service and lens

Larry, B&H Photo
9 February 2014
  • Excerpt: The sales rep was very patient with me as I looked at this lens and others. Turned out it was a good choice and the sales rep was excellent.
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