Appeared preliminary specifications lens Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm/F2.8-4.0 ASPH., the announcement which is expected tomorrow
Source published a picture and preliminary specifications lens Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 8-18mm/F2.8-4.0 ASPH., to be submitted simultaneously with the camera Panasonic Lumix DC-TZ90 19 April, that is tomorrow.
Lens Micro Four Thirds system constructed according to the scheme, which includes 15 elements in 10 groups. Among them there are four aspherical elements, one of which is made of ED glass (the lens three ED glass element) and one UHR element. The frontal element has a nanocrystalline coating. The lens can focus at a minimum distance of 0.23 m, the increase will be 0.12 x.
The lens can filter diameter 67 mm., the Greatest diameter of the lens is equal to 73,4 mm, length — 88 mm weight of the product, the body of which is made of metal, 315, Lens protected from dust and splash-proof, withstands temperatures up to -10 °C.
Date of commencement of sales named on may 25. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price for Japanese market will be close to $1450.