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Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 II POWER O.I.S. Lens

BH #PA3510028A • MFR #H-HSA35100
Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 II POWER O.I.S. Lens
Key Features
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 70-200mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
Spanning a convenient 70-200mm equivalent focal length range, the Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 II POWER O.I.S. Lens from Panasonic is a telephoto zoom designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Working in conjunction with the versatile portrait-length to telephoto focal length range is a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture that benefits working in a variety of lighting conditions as well as affords notable control over depth of field. A pair of extra-low dispersion elements and one Ultra extra-low dispersion element are featured within the optical design, to reduce fringing and chromatic aberrations, and a Nano Surface Coating has also been applied to suppress ghosting and flare for improved contrast and color fidelity. Complementing the advanced optical design, this lens also features a POWER Optical Image Stabilizer, which is compatible with Dual I.S., and a linear autofocus motor that offers quick, quiet, and near-silent focusing performance to suit video and stills applications. Additionally, this 35-100mm lens also sports a dust, splash, and freezeproof physical design to enable working in trying environmental conditions.
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Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 II Overview

Spanning a convenient 70-200mm equivalent focal length range, the Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 II POWER O.I.S. Lens from Panasonic is a telephoto zoom designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Working in conjunction with the versatile portrait-length to telephoto focal length range is a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture that benefits working in a variety of lighting conditions as well as affords notable control over depth of field. A pair of extra-low dispersion elements and one Ultra extra-low dispersion element are featured within the optical design, to reduce fringing and chromatic aberrations, and a Nano Surface Coating has also been applied to suppress ghosting and flare for improved contrast and color fidelity. Complementing the advanced optical design, this lens also features a POWER Optical Image Stabilizer, which is compatible with Dual I.S., and a linear autofocus motor that offers quick, quiet, and near-silent focusing performance to suit video and stills applications. Additionally, this 35-100mm lens also sports a dust, splash, and freezeproof physical design to enable working in trying environmental conditions.

Telephoto zoom for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras, this lens provides a 70-200mm equivalent focal length range.
Bright constant f/2.8 maximum aperture maintains consistent performance throughout the zoom range.
Two extra-low dispersion elements and one Ultra extra-low dispersion element combine to significantly reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color accuracy.
Nano Surface Coating has been applied to individual elements to reduce flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color neutrality.
Linear autofocus motor delivers fast AF performance that is also precise, smooth, and near-silent to benefit both stills and video applications.
POWER Optical Image Stabilizer minimizes the appearance of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting, and also supports the Dual I.S. function for increased stabilization performance.
Splash, dust, and freezeproof design benefits working in inclement weather conditions.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
UPC: 885170310803

Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 II Specs

Focal Length35 to 100mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 70 to 200mm)
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountMicro Four Thirds
Lens Format CoverageMicro Four Thirds
Angle of View34° to 13°
Minimum Focus Distance2.79' / 85 cm
Maximum Magnification0.1x
Optical Design18 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size58 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.65 x 3.93" / 67.4 x 99.9 mm
Length at Maximum Extension3.94" / 100 mm
Weight12.59 oz / 357 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.295 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)7.2 x 4.55 x 4.4"

Panasonic Lumix G X Vario 35-100mm f/2.8 II Reviews

Excellent product

By Angel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-16

Very happy with this item thanks so much

Replaces 70-200mm f/2.8 lenses

By R
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-25

The Panasonic Lumix 35-100 mm f/2.8 II micro 4/3 lens (MFT) is equivalent to a full frame (FF) 70-200mm f/2.8 lens. This review compares the Panasonic MFT lens to the most popular brand that makes 70-200mm lenses. The FF lenses focus the image light over a spread out area four times as much as a MFT lens, necessitating a very large, heavy, and expensive lens commitment. One such lens has 23 lens elements in 19 groups, necessarily reducing contrast. The 35-100mm f/2.8 has much lighter fully multicoated glass, improving AF responsiveness, speed, and accuracy. The Lumix lens does not extend when zooming or focusing, contrasted with the latest FF RF lens, which extends quite a bit. The specs for the Lumix lens states a maximum magnication ratio of 0.1x, which is equivalent to 0.2x for FF lenses. Using a MFT 1:1 macro lens gives you two times the magnification of a FF lens automatically. The higher pixel density in MFT sensors translates into images with much more detail and resolution than any FF lens of equivalent focal length. This has obvious benefits in long distance surveillance and lunar and planetary photography. The old-school 70-200mm lenses have become obsolete dinosaurs in a world where faster, lighter, smaller, and less expensive always wins. The most popular 70-200mm f/2.8s are four times the weight of the Lumix equivalent and thousands of dollars more. My Panasonic 35-100mm f/2.8 II is razor sharp and has extremely fast, accurate, and quiet auto focusing. What's not to like?

Great craftsmanship

By Travis
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-04

Excellent lens and perfect for the Blackmagic pocket 4k. Very light weight with great glass.

Works well for the price!

By Joshua
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-12-20

For the price, it works well as we hoped!

My GoTo photo lens for the GH5

By Matthew
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-29

For photography, this is my primary lens on my Panasonic GH5. It can accomplish most of what I need. I terms of quality, I'd put it right up there with the Canon EF70-200 IS III USM, but at a fraction of the size and price. The small size, good image stabilization and durability make this a great option for travel. The size is also great if you want to be a little less intrusive. While I mostly shot photos, the lens really shines when you shoot video. The image stabilization performs very well when combined with the in camera stabilization, but more importantly, the lens (at least when used with the GH5) dose a great job at keeping focus, and with aperture adjustments.

Excellent Portraits & Wildlife

By Kurt
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-10-14

Paired with the Panasonic G9, serves as an excellent portrait and wildlife shooter. Weatherproof and quiet, makes prime-quality photos with a useful zoom range. Paired with the Lumix 12-60mm, makes for a compact, versatile and complete camera kit.

good for most things

By Tom
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-24

This is a decent MFT lens which I bought for personal use matched up to my GX85. It makes a nice small travel kit. When the Olympus E-M1 mkII was on sale for half off I grabbed one and was not disappointed. What has happened though, is high resolution full frame mirrorless kits, such as my Nikon Z7 with a 24-200, are just about the same size as the Olympus with the 35-100 (70-200). Yes, most of the full frame lenses are larger but the image quality, especially when cropping/enlarging, are light years apart. Cameras are tools, each has their place. If cost and size matters most, then MFT is not a bad way to go, and the Lumix 35-100 is a good place to start.

GX85 + Lumix 35-100 f2.8 II = Nirvana!

By Thomas B.
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-05-15

My Oly E-M5 II is pretty much married to the Oly 12-40 f2.8. Now, my Lumix 35-100 f2.8 II, is pretty much married to my Lumix GX85, and I'm using my GX85 more or more, as in most of the time! That's how much I like this lens. It's perfect for portrait, landscape and being creative. It is such a perfect lens and the dual I.S. helps capture perfect, still shots every time. And, as just about every review cites, it is tack sharp from edge to edge!

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