Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II

Lens Summary

Brand: Panasonic

Also Known As: Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 II

Lens Type: Prime Lens

Format: Micro Four Thirds

Focus: Autofocus

Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds

Release Date: 2013-06-27

MSRP Price: $399

Made in: Japan

Production Status: In Production

Lens Description: The LUMIX G 20 mm f/1.7 ASPH features a dramatic compactness and light weight despite its f/1.7 brightness allowing a beautiful soft focus for photos to be even more impressive.rnrnComprising of seven lenses in five groups, the new lens system uses two aspherical lenses most effectively to minimize both distortion and chromatic aberrations, achieving super high resolution corner to corner. The versatile 20 mm of focal distance (Equivalent to 40 mm on a 35 mm film camera) is suitable for wide variety of occasions from daily snapshots including scenery like sunsets and dimly lit indoor shots to the deliberately creative shots taking advantage of its beautiful soft focus. When mounted on the LUMIX G Micro System Cameras, the LUMIX G 20 mm / f/1.7 ASPH allows use of the advanced contrast AF system, which includes a Face Recognition function, for more convenient, more enjoyable shooting.rnrnSeven blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in out-of-focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings. The LUMIX G 20 mm f/1.7 ASPH lens also features a highly reliable metal mount, and uses multi-coated lens elements that minimize ghosts and flare to further enhance its optical performance.


Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH Specifications

Lens Specifications
Lens TypePrime Lens
Focal Length20mm
Mount TypeMicro Four Thirds
FormatMicro Four Thirds
Compatible Format(s)Micro Four Thirds
Compatible with TeleconvertersNo
Maximum Reproduction Ratio1:7.7
MegaOIS / PowerOIS (Image Stabilization)No
Aperture Information
Aperture RingNo
Maximum Aperturef/1.7
Minimum Aperturef/16
Maximum Angle of View (APS-C or smaller format)57°
Optical Information
Lens Elements7
Lens Groups5
Diaphragm Blades7
Aspherical Elements2 aspherical elements
Nano Surface CoatingNo
Multi-CoatingNo
Focus Information
FocusAutofocus
Built-in Focus MotorYes
Silent Wave / UltraSonic MotorNo
Minimum Focus Distance0.20m
Filter Information
Filter Size46mm
Accepts Filter TypeScrew-on
Physical Characteristics
Weather / Dust SealingNo
Mount MaterialMetal
Tripod CollarNo
Dimensions63 x 25.5mm
Weight87g
Other Information
Available in ColorsBlack or Silver

Lens Construction and MTF Chart

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II MTF and Diagram

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