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The lens features new Power Optical Image stabilisation, with improved image stabilisation down to 2hz, optimised for HD video with quiet focusing, zoom, manual focus, and zoom and manual focus controls on the side. The zoom has two speeds, both slow and fast.
We talk to Panasonic about the new Lumix X lens range, and future Lumix G developments.
Angle view, shown with the Panasonic Lumix GF3, the new lens gives the compact GF3 an ideal zoom lens, the lens will be available with the GF3 as a kit:
Angle view off:
On: Power Zoom lens, Nano Surface Coating, HD, 20cm close focus.
Bottom, mounted on GF3
As the lenses we saw were very early samples, we were unable to take any photos with the lenses.