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Panasonic 8-18mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH Leica DG Vario-Elmarit Lens

Model: H-E08018

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For Micro Four-Thirds Mounts
67mm Filter Diameter
AF Type: N/A
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Details

  • Professional high-quality LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT optics with Panasonic’s Nano Surface Coating. (1 ASPH. ED / 3 ASPH. 2 ED / 1 UHR)
  • 2.25X optical wide angle zoom 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 (67mm lens filter tread)
  • Durability metal body for various weather conditions (Splash proof / Dustproof / -10C Freeze proof)
  • Fast focus tracking via a 240 fps AF drive
  • Micro Four Thirds compactness - Overall length approx.. 88mm, approx. weight 315g

Panasonic LUMIX Mirror less Micro Four Thirds lenses deliver a no-compromise approach to optical performance for modern interchangeable camera enthusiasts and professionals. As an optical partner of legendary LEICA Lenses, the LUMIX LEICA DG VARIO-ELMARIT 8-18mm F2.8-4.0 wide angle zoom Lens features the highest standards of detail and sharpness. Built for the outdoors, this professional grade lens features a splash / dustproof / freeze proof design when mounted on a compatible LUMIX G Mirror less camera. Featuring a fast 240-fps Auto Focus drive that is quite and ideal for 4K video and still photography. Make the switch from bulky DSLRs to the smaller, lighter, more compact Mirror less Micro Four Thirds system cameras and lenses from Panasonic LUMIX. (16-36mm 35mm Camera Lens Equivalent).

LEICA Wide Angle Zoom

Designed to shine even under adverse weather conditions, this wide angle combines nimble mobility with legendary LEICA Lens performance. From ultra-wide-angle 8mm landscapes through 18mm in close-in spaces, the corner-to-corner clarity of this LEICA DG lens expresses every detail, even in low-light [F2.8-4.0]. And it accommodates 67mm filters for greater creativity in both photos and videos.

The Ultimate in Optics

With a LEICA DG Lens, you shoot with the ultimate in optical quality and performance. Each lens meets and exceeds the strict quality standards set by Leica Camera AG. Thanks to the sophisticated, pro-level design of these lenses, distortion is minimized to render brilliant, edge-to-edge clarity and detail in all your images.

Defy the Elements

With its splash/dust/freezeproof construction*, this durable lens is also tough enough to withstand heavy field use in nearly any weather or location. The system inside is protected from sand, rain, and temperature. Now there's nothing holding you back from capturing the creative nature, landscape and other shots you want.

*The lens supports this feature in conjunction with splash/dust/freezeproof LUMIX cameras.

Video Support

With the H-E08018 lens, you will experience smooth aperture changes without sudden jumps in exposure during video capture, its silent design delivers enhanced audio capture in any scene. Just as reliably, its stunning AF performance records excellent 4K video, where precise focusing is especially essential.

Nano Coatings

Reduce unwanted ghosting and flaring for clarity with the Panasonic’s Nano Surface Coating. Developed by Panasonic, this ultra-thin coating reduces bothersome reflections across the entire light spectrum. The result: Crystal-clear pictures even when shooting a light source in the dark.

15 elements in 10 groups:

  • 1 aspherical Extra-Low Dispersion lens
  • 3 aspherical lenses
  • 2 Extra-Low Dispersion lenses
  • 1 Ultra High Refractive Index lens

Aspherical (ASPH) Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) lens helps reduce size and weight, achieving high resolution, high contrast image from corner to corner.

Aspherical (ASPH) lenses also reduce size and weight, effectively preventing spherical and distortion aberration.

Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) lenses correct chromatic aberration rendering sharp, high-contrast images with clear colors from corner to corner.

Ultra-High Refractive Index (UHR) lens improves optical performance, reduces size and weight, and achieves uniform image quality from the center to the edges of the image.

In The Box

  • Lens
  • Lens cap
  • Lens rear cap
  • Lens hood
  • Lens storage bag

Additional Information

Manufacturer Panasonic
Lens Type Wide Angle
Mounts Micro Four-Thirds
Min. Aperture f22
Max. Aperture f2.8 - 4
Filter Size 67mm
Weather-sealed Splash / Dust

Lens Construction 15 elements in 10 groups (1 aspherical ED lens, 3 aspherical lenses, 2 ED lenses, 1 UHR lens)
Nano Surface Coating Yes
Mount Micro Four Thirds mount
Optical Image Stabilizer No
Focal Length f=8-18mm (35mm camera equivalent 16-36mm)
Aperture Type 7 diaphragm blades / Circular aperture diaphragm
Maximum Aperture F2.8 (Wide) - F4.0 (Tele)
Minimum Aperture F22
Closest Focusing Distance Approx. 0.12x / 0.24x (35mm camera equivalent)
Diagonal Angle of View 107°(Wide) - 62°(Tele)
Weatherproof Splash/Dust/Freezeproof
Filter Size f67mm
Max. Diameter f73.4mm / 2.89inch
Overall Length Approx. 88mm / 3.46inch (from the tip of the lens to the base side of the lens mount)
Weight Approx. 315g / 11.1oz (excluding lens cap, lens rear cap and lens hood)
Standard Accessories Lens cap, Lens rear cap, Lens hood, Lens storage bag



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