LX100 vs 12-35 2.8

Discussion in 'Panasonic Cameras' started by D MATIC, Sep 15, 2014.

  1. D MATIC

    D MATIC Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 18, 2012

    Is it possible they could release the lens on the LX100 with a m43 mount?
  2. WT21

    WT21 Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Feb 19, 2010
    Usually in these, the lenses collapse into the body.

    Also, don't assume the LX100 lens is as good as the 12-35/2.8. It's likely not. Could be one reason the sensor on the LX100 is only 12MP. The resolution on the lens might not be as good.
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  3. klee

    klee Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 20, 2013
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    probably not directly. the image circle for the multi aspect ratio sensor is smaller than the normal 4:3 m4/3 sensor. so the lens is probably optimized for that. There would be vignetting on a normal 4/3 sensor.

    Also, it's possible some of the lens elements actually collapse into the body also.
  4. CiaranCReilly

    CiaranCReilly Mu-43 Veteran

    Oct 18, 2012
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    Ciaran Reilly
    It looks like the flange distance is much less than a m43 interchangeable lens system
  5. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

    Mar 17, 2011
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    It's really not a full m43 camera. Making a regular m43 sensor into a multi-aspect one let them use a smaller lens. It's actually rather clever.
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