On November 6th, Panasonic released a large-aperture telephoto zoom lens “LUMIX S PRO 70-200mm F2.8 OIS” [S-E70200] and a wide-angle zoom lens “LUMIX S PRO 16-35mm F4” [S -R1635] was announced. Both are pursuing depiction performance while supporting high-speed, high-precision autofocus, and are also suitable for video shooting. The suggested retail price is 318,000 yen for tax for S-E70200 and 190,000 yen for tax for S-R1635. The release date is scheduled for January 17, 2020 for S-E70200 and December 25 for S-R1635.
Both are interchangeable lenses that were announced in the second half of 2019 on the roadmap released this spring. The road map was introduced.
The 70-200mm f / 2.8 is a wide-aperture telephoto zoom lens with an open f / 2.8 that is often used for sports photography and portrait photography. In addition to being able to describe with a sense of resolution up to the periphery, the expression of the bokeh that gently increases the amount of blur was also particular. In addition to making the autofocus control finer at 480fps, the double focus system with two autofocus lenses increases the speed and accuracy of autofocus. Also equipped with a focus scratch mechanism that allows you to quickly switch to manual focus by flipping the focus ring back. Designed with emphasis on video shooting. The shortest shooting distance is 0.95m.
Both the 1.4x teleconverter DMW-STC14 [suggested retail price is 63,000 yen plus tax] and 2x teleconverter DMW-STC20 [the suggested retail price is 67,000 yen plus tax] that are already on sale.
The lens is dust / drip proof and low temperature resistant. The filter diameter is 85mm. The size is 94.4 × 208.6mm and weighs about 1,570g.
The 16-35mm f / 4 is a wide-angle zoom lens with an open f / 4. There are many parts in common with 70-200mm f / 2.8, such as 480fps AF control, focus scratch mechanism, beautiful bokeh expression, and smooth exposure change.
This lens is also dust / drip proof and low temperature resistant. The filter diameter is 77mm, the size is 85×99.6mm, and the weight is about 500g.