The Panasonic Lumix S 85mm F1.8 Is the Lightest on the Market

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The rumors have been around, and they seem true! The new Panasonic Lumix S 85mm f1.8 is real. With nine aperture blades and tons of weather sealing, it’s also a modest size. It boasts only a 67mm filter thread. And best of all, it’s almost half the weight of the Sigma 85mm f1.4 DG DN Art. According to our research, weighing 355 grams compared to Sigma’s 630 grams, the Panasonic 85mm f1.8 is around the weight of a Campbell’s can of tomato soup. It’s also around two times the weight of a billiard ball. Sigma’s lens is otherwise around one and a half times as heavy as a soccer ball. It’s also lighter than Sony’s 85mm f1.8, which is 371 grams according to Adorama! If it’s anything like Panasonic’s 50mm f1.4 Lumix Pro lens, then we’re very excited.

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