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Here's why X has become an important symbol for you. Panasonic uses X to denote a premium group of lenses for the Micro Four Thirds family of hybrid cameras. They're every bit as video-savvy as they are picture-friendly. This standard-to-telephoto power zoom lens is a perfect example — electronic zoom assistance doesn't always seem absolutely necessary when you're shooting stills, but it suddenly becomes a "must-have" when taking video of the touch football game. All your zooms will be machine-smooth and rock-stable, thanks to the ultra-quiet, responsive motors and the sophisticated image stabilization inside the unit. This lens is also a great choice for everything from sensitive family portraiture to great action close-ups of your favorite drummer marching in the band's halftime show.

The X Series lenses feature precision optics that raise the bar for the hybrid camera category as well. Aspheric elements and extra-low dispersion glass deliver images that are high-contrast, free of blurs and dimmed edges, and shots that are crisp and devoid of color fringing. The fact that they've put all this reach, grace, and style into a small, light package is just icing on the cake.

Product Highlights:

  • f/4-5.6 Lumix G X Vario PZ Power O.I.S. 45-175mm telephoto lens
  • 35mm equivalent focal range: 90-350mm
  • Power O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilization) allows crystal clear shots in low-light conditions
  • compatible with Micro Four Thirds Standard cameras from Panasonic and Olympus
  • minimum focus distance: 3.0 feet
  • constructed of 14 elements in 10 groups
  • filter size: 46mm
  • lens is 3-1/2" long, 2-7/16" in diameter
  • weight: 7.4 oz.
  • warranty: 1 year
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Panasonic H-PS45175K 45-175mm f/4.0-5.6 Power Lens Reviews

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What's in the box?

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  • Black 45-175mm F4.0-5.6 ASPH lens (H-PS45175)
  • 46mm Lens cap (installed)
  • Rear lens cap
  • Lens hood
  • Lens storage pouch
  • Operating Instructions (Eng/Span/Fren)
  • Self-adhesive label sheet

Features and Specs

Brand Compatibility Panasonic
Image Stabilization Yes
Focal Length 45-175mm
Maximum Aperture F4.0 (W) - 5.6(T)
Weight 7.4 ounces
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year

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Overview: The Panasonic H-PS45175 is a Lumix G X Vario PZ 45-175 mm F4.0-5.6 ASPH telephoto zoom lens for Panasonic Lumix G-series cameras. The 35mm equivalent focal length is 90-350mm. It has a Micro Four Thirds mount, and comes with a vinyl lens pouch.

Power O.I.S.: The lens is equipped with an integrated Power O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer), making it easy to shoot super clear shots, even in low light situations.

Optional Filters: The lens has a 46mm mounting thread on the front of lens for attaching screw-on type filters.


  • Focal Length: 45mm to 175mm
  • 35mm Equivalent: 90mm to 350mm
  • Aperture Type: circular aperture with 7 diaphragm blades
  • Aperture Range: F4.0 (Wide) to F5.6 (Tele)
  • Minimum Aperture: F22
  • Lens Construction: 14 elements in 10 groups (2 Aspherical lenses, 2 ED lenses)
  • In Focus Distance: 2.95' (0.9m) to ∞ (infinity)
  • Mount: Micro Four Thirds
  • Angle of View: 27° (Wide) to 7.1° (Tele)
  • Filter Diameter: 46mm
  • Dimensions:
    • Diameter: 2.413"
    • Length: 3.794" (4.193" w/lens caps)
    • Weight: 7.4 ounces

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