Panasonic has announced the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8, a new L-mount lens designed for use with its S series full-frame mirrorless cameras.
The new LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 lens is comprised of nine elements in eight groups promises smooth bokeh with little vignetting or chromatic aberrations.
The new Panasonic lens also promises reduced focus breathing for better video performance.
Size-wise, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 lens weighs just 355g, and its body has been sealed to make it dust- and splash-resistant. It can also operate at temperatures down to -10C.
The Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 price tag will be £599.99 / €679.99 with a release date set for the end of November 2020.
What’s more, Panasonic also revealed that it is developing a 70-300mm telephoto zoom lens for its S series cameras. More about this optic will be revealed at a later date.