Lumix G Vario 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6

  • m4/3 coverage
  • autofocus 
  • internal focusing
  • Mega-OIS optical image stabilization (switch on lens)
  • 12 elements in 9 groups, one aspherical element.
  • 7-blade aperture diaphragm
  • smallest aperture is f/22
  • 52mm filter ring
  • 12" (.3m) minimum focus, 1:5 magnification ratio
  • 2.4" (60mm) long, 2.4" (60mm) diameter
  • 6.9 ounces (195g) weight
  • included lens storage bag
  • Model Number H-FS014042

Thom's Mini Review: This is the original kit lens for early Panasonic m4/3 bodies. As such, it's a modestly specified lens. That said, I still find it optically better than the 14-42mm that replaced it, though not as good as the 14-42mm X power lens that's an optional extra. It's the biggest of the three kit lenses, and heaviest, too, which makes it a bit out of place now. It does have an OIS switch on the lens.  No Longer Recommended (newer 14-42mm X is preferred kit lens)

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