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Compare Panasonic DG 50-200mm F2.8-4.0 vs Panasonic DG 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 vs Panasonic DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2

Reviews

Neo score
69%
50%
86%
Pros
  • Great sharpness
  • Very useful focal range
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Solid construction
  • Amazing 800mm equivalent reach
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Superb sharpness
  • Good rendering
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Optically stabilized
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Well built
Cons
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Dark maximum aperture

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, Circular blades
9 blades, Circular aperture
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Physical aperture ring
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Motor
Linear Motor
Micromotor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
21 elements
20 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
15 groups
13 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical + 2 UED + 2 ED elements, Nano Surface Coating groups
1 aspherical ED, 1 UED, 2 ED elements groups
2 aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 UHR glass element. Nano surface coating. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
67 mm / 2.64 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
76 mm / 2.99 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
74 mm / 2.91 in
Size | Length
132 mm / 5.20 in
172 mm / 6.77 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Weight
655 g / 23.14 oz
985 g / 34.81 oz
425 g / 15.02 oz

Function

Angle Of View
24.4° Diagonal | 20.4° Horizontal | 13.7° Vertical (wide) ~ 6.2° Diagonal | 5.2° Horizontal | 3.4° Vertical (tele)
12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 3.1° Diagonal | 2.6° Horizontal | 1.7° Vertical (tele)
28.6° Diagonal | 23.9° Horizontal | 16.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/2.8–4 ~ f/22
f/4–6.3 ~ f/22
f/1.2 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
50 mm ~ 200 mm
100 mm ~ 400 mm
42.5 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
100.0 mm ~ 400.0 mm
200.0 mm ~ 800.0 mm
85.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Extending front
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.5x
0.25x
0.1x
Min Focus Distance
750 mm / 29.53 in
1300 mm / 51.18 in
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2018-02-26
2016-01-05
2014-01-06
Model Name
H-ES50200
H-RS100400
H-NS043
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