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Updated by Vishal Subramanyan on Mar 29, 2016
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Sharpest Panasonic Lenses

Here are the sharpest lenses to use on your Panasonic camera.

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Panasonic Lumix 100-300 f4-5.6

Panasonic Lumix 100-300 f4-5.6

The Panasonic Lumix 100-300 is one of Panasonic's most famous and sharpest lens. Being part of the micro four/thirds system, the focal length is equivalent to an amazing 200-600mm. At an aperture range of F4-5.6, 200-600 is really good. To make things better, the price is only 525$, which is absolutely awesome for a 200-600 F4-5.6. The images come out really sharp for such a long reach. It has mega o.i.s built in to the lens, which almost completely eradicates camera shake. To learn more about this beautiful lens see Amazon.

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Panasonic Lumix 42.5mm f 1.7

Panasonic Lumix 42.5mm f 1.7

The Panasonic Lumix 42.5mm f 1.7 is one of Panasnonic's sharpest and best lenses. It has a focal length of 85mm because it is a part of the micro 4/3rds system. This lens is very good for low light photography and getting very good bokeh because it has a shocking aperture of 1.7. It has image stabilization in the lens. All of these factors produce really sharp images. The best part of this lens is the extremely low price tag of 398$. For an 85mm f 1.7, 397 is extremely cheap, the cheapest you'll find around. Unfortunately this lends does not have Leica glass, but photos are still very sharp, especially for the extremely cheap price. For more information about this beautiful and cheap prime lens, see Amazon.

Here are some sample images.

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Panasonic LUMIX G 25mm f/1.7

Panasonic LUMIX G 25mm f/1.7

The Panasonic LUMIX G 25mm f/1.7 is one of Panasonic's sharpest lenses. This lens is a fixed prime lens. It has the amazing minimum aperture of f 1.7, allowing you to shoot in extremely low-light conditions. This amazing aperture also allows for a beautiful bokeh in the background. Being part of the micro 4/3rds system, this lens's focal length is equivalent to 50mm. This lens is also super lightweight at only 0.27 pounds! You get all of these features at the extremely low price of $239 which is extremely cheap for an F1.7. To learn more about this beautiful lens, see it's Amazon page.

Here are some sample images.

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Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f1.2

Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f1.2

Many say the Panasonic Leica 45mm f1.2 is the best and sharpest piece of glass yet in the micro 4/3rds system. This lens is made with leica glass, meaning the sharpness and optics are better than the Panasonic Lumix. The build will also be stronger when Leica glass is used. Since this is Leica glass and the lens is prime, it will make all photos extremely sharp. Being part of the micro 4/3rds system, this lens's zoom is equivalent to 85mm. That type of zoom is shocking for an f 1.2. The F1.2 makes all photos have extremely good bokeh and allows shooting in low light conditions. This lens only weighs 0.94 pounds and it has image stabilization in the lens. For more information about this lens, see Amazon.

Here are some sample images by Tyson Robichaud.

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Panasonic Leica 100-400mm F4-6.3

Panasonic Leica 100-400mm F4-6.3

Panasonic Leica 100-400mm is a lens made with Leica glass. From the sample images seen, it produces really sharp images. Since it is part of the micro 4/3rds system its zoom is equivalent to a whopping 200-800mm. Another amazing factor of the Panasonic Leica 100-400mm is its extremely light weight of 2.17 pounds, 2 times less than the Olympus 300mm F4. This lens can also achieve dual stabilization with the Panasonic GX8. Dual stabilization means both the image stabilization in the body and lens can work in sync. Together they equal 4 axis stabilization. The aperture on this lens is F4-6.3 and it has a built in lens hood and tripod collar. One downside of this lens is that the images are not as sharp as the Olympus 300mm F4. For more information on this lens, check its Amazon page.

You can see sample images from Daniel Cox here and here. These sample images were taken with the Panasonic GX8.

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