The LUMIX G 20mm / F1.7 ASPH., a pancake interchangeable lens, is based on the Micro Four Thirds System standard. It features a compactness and light weight despite its F1.7 brightness allowing a beautiful soft focus for photos to be even more impressive.
Comprising of 7 lenses in 5 groups, the lens system uses 2 aspherical lenses most effectively to minimize both distortion and chromatic aberrations, achieving high resolution corner to corner.
The versatile 40mm of focal distance (35mm camera equivalent) is suitable for a wide variety of occasions from daily snapshots including sceneries 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 20mm / F1.7 ASPH. allows use of the advanced contrast AF system, which includes a Face Recognition function, for more convenient, more enjoyable shooting.
Seven 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 20mm / F1.7 ASPH. also features a highly reliable metal mount, and uses multi-coated lens elements that minimize ghosts and flare to further enhance its optical performance.