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Compare Panasonic DG 12-60mm 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
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Very well built
  • Good image quality
  • 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
  • Variable maximum aperture
  • Dark maximum aperture

Price

Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades, Micro-step drive system in aperture control section
9 blades, Circular blades
9 blades, Circular aperture
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Standard 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
14 elements
20 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
12 groups
13 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Nano Surface Coating, 4 ASPH elements, 2 ED elements 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
62 mm / 2.44 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
68 mm / 2.68 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
74 mm / 2.91 in
Size | Length
86 mm / 3.39 in
172 mm / 6.77 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Weight
320 g / 11.31 oz
985 g / 34.81 oz
425 g / 15.02 oz

Function

Angle Of View
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 20.5° Diagonal | 17.1° Horizontal | 11.4° 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
12 mm ~ 60 mm
100 mm ~ 400 mm
42.5 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
24.0 mm ~ 120.0 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
0.3x
0.25x
0.1x
Min Focus Distance
200 mm / 7.87 in
1300 mm / 51.18 in
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2017-01-04
2016-01-05
2014-01-06
Model Name
H-ES12060
H-RS100400
H-NS043
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