Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm Mega O.I.S.Micro Four Thirds Lens

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Continuous AF / AE Function Supports for Both Photos and Movies

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 ASPH Mega O.I.S. lens Providing a 35mm SLR equivalent zoom reach of 28-84mm it works with every Panasonic G-series camera, and is a kit lens included with the Panasonic DMC-G2 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10.

If you're sitting on the fence trying to determine which G model camera is best for you, the The DMC G3 is the newest model, while the DMC G10 is more geared towards beginners who desire to move up from their old point-and-shoot camera, while the DMC G2 is for more advanced photographers.

Constructed using 12 elements within 9 groups includes a single aspherical lens to create exceptionally crisp images with a bare minimum of fringing & color distortion corner to corner across the total focal range. Looking good, featuring an Optical Image Stabilize) (MEGA O.I.S). which uses built in gyro sensors to cut down on blur created by shaking hands, and allows photographing crisp and sharp photos even in poor-light environments,

Employing an inner-focusing system operated by a built-in stepping motor, while a supreme optical design allows uninterrupted high-speed contrast auto-focusing and auto-exposure (AE) operations for shooting both images and video using Micro Four Thirds cameras. Also included is an external flash, mini boom microphone, and a whole bunch of manual controls. May 18, 2011 ✓


Continuous AF / AE function that supports for both photos and movies
MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) - Panasonic's advanced hand-shake correction technology
Minimum focus distance of 1' (30 cm) over the entire zoom range
Contrast AF system support

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Lens styleZoom lens  
Max Format Size FourThirds  
Lens focal length14 42 mm  
Stabilization type Yes (Mega OIS)  
Camera mount Micro Four Thirds  
Angle of view 75 (W)-29(T)  
Aperture (lens diaphragm)
Largest aperture opening F3.5 - F5.6  
Smallest aperture opening F22.0  
Includes aperture ring No  
Total diaphragm blades 7 Circular aperture diaphragm  
Total Elements 12  
Number of Groups 9  
Coatings / special elements 1 aspherical element  
Minimum focus distance 0.30 m (11.81")  
Maximum magnification ratio Approx. 0.16x / 0.32x  
Autofocus type Yes  
Lens motor Micromotor  
Full time manual focus Yes  
Focusing method Internal  
Lens distance scale No  
Depth of field scale No  
Physical features
Overall weight165 g (0.36 lb)  
Lens diameter 61 mm (2.39")  
Overall length 64 mm (2.50")  
Zooming method Rotary (extending)  
Filter thread size 52 mm  
Filter annotations does not rotate on focusing  
Lens hood included Yes  
Lens hood code H-FS014042E  
Tripod collar included No

Lens Includes

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5 -5.6 Asph. / MEGA O.I.S. Lens
Front Lens Cap
Rear Lens Cap
Lens Hood
Storage Bag
1-Year Limited Warranty


Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm Mega O.I.S.Micro Four Thirds Lens

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