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Panasonic LEICA 12mm f1.4 Summilux

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  • Experience a Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds camera lens design with a significant reduction in size and weight of comparable DSLR 35mm lenses.

  • 12mm F1.4 LEICA SUMMILUX high-performance wide-angle lens for group, event, and nature photography (24mm 35mm camera lens equivalent).

  • Indoor shooting in low lighting produces a natural defocusing effect with its F1.4 high-speed aperture.

  • Ideally suited for the outdoors with a splash and dustproof sealed body. (When combined with splash and dustproof LUMIX G Mirrorless camera models)

  • Suppresses “sagittal flair” that occurs in some ultra-wide-angle lenses at wide-aperture settings.

  • Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion and Extra-Low Dispersion optics with stringent LEICA standards assure high image quality with high resolution and minimum distortion.

  • Compatible with 4K video capture.


LUMIX Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds lenses deliver a reliable, no-compromise approach to optical performance for interchangeable camera enthusiasts and professionals. As an optical partner of legendary LEICA DG Lenses, our Panasonic LUMIX *12mm F1.4 lens features the highest standards of clarity and detail. Designed for capturing wide scenes in dynamic detail, this tough, durable lens is splash and dustproof when mounted on a compatible LUMIX G Mirrorless camera. Make the switch from bulky DSLRs. And see the difference smaller, lighter, more compact Panasonic LUMIX Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds system cameras and lenses can make for you.

*35mm camera equivalent: 24mm


A wider view capturing dynamic detail – 12mm / F1.4

The *12mm LEICA DG lens with F1.4 was created for shooting landscapes in dynamic detail and resolution. It intricately renders each point of light with crisp clarity, making it ideal for capturing individual stars and tiny lights. The lens mount, barrel, and hood are constructed of metal to provide a sophisticated, durable design to enhance the joy of photography for enthusiasts and professionals.

*35mm camera equivalent: 24mm


LEICA DG Lens – The ultimate in optics

With a LEICA DG lens, photographers get the ultimate in optical quality and performance. Each lens meets and exceeds the strict quality standards set by Leica Camera AG. Your assurance brilliant image clarity from the center to edges with distortions suppressed to enable sharp, precise picture renderings.


Splash / Dustproof – Brave the elements

Take on the elements in virtually any location or weather condition. The splash/dustproof construction* is tough enough to withstand heavy field use. And it's designed to shield and protect the inner lens system from sand, rain and more.

*Splash/dustproof with compatible LUMIX cameras only


4K-Enabled video capture

The LEICA DG not only performs smooth aperture changes to eliminate sudden jumps in exposure, its silent design also enhances audio capture in any scene. What’s more, stunning AF performance records extraordinary 4K video, where precise focusing is essential.


Lens construction - 15 elements in 12 groups

2 Aspherical lenses
2 Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion
1 Extra-Low Dispersion lens

Aspherical (ASPH) lenses reduce size and weight to effectively prevent spherical and distortion aberration. Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) and Ultra Extra-Low Dispersion (UED) lenses correct chromatic aberration to render sharp, high-contrast images with clear colors from corner to corner.


MTF – Compensate for distortion

For lenses capable of compensating for distortion, the horizontal axis of the MTF shows the distance from the center of the corrected image.

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