Panasonic announces today two new lenses for its G series Micro Four Thirds system. The LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm/F3.5-5.6 ASPH offers a more compact, retractable form factor for use with the Panasonic Lumix GF3. It measures 26.8mm in length and weighs 3.35 oz with an electric-powered zoom function.
Also announced today is the LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 45-175mm lens, another electric-powered zoom offering Panasonic's Power O.I.S. stabilization system. Two ED Extra Low Dispersion elements are incorporated in the lens design
Pricing and availability
The Lumix G X 14-42mm lens will be available in silver or black for $399.99 separately, or with purchase of the Lumix GF3X for $749.99. The Lumix G X 45-175mm zoom lens will be available for $449.99.