Panasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 II ASPH POWER OIS LUMIX G VARIO

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(From Panasonic lens literature) Drawing subjects in from a distance, this 300mm (35mm camera equivalent: 600mm) ultra-telephoto zoom lens is ideal for capturing intense action sports, or even animals you couldn't normally get close to. Unlike conventional lenses, LUMIX G lenses like this one are small, lightweight and fit perfectly in the palm of your hand. Now you can take professional-looking shots of an athlete -- and even capture individual drops of water falling through the air.

Brave the elements in nearly any kind of weather or shooting location. This lens features a splash/dustproof construction* that is tough enough to withstand even heavy field use. It protects the lens system inside from sand, rain and more, making it perfect for shooting under harsh conditions. Now there is nothing holding you back from capturing the creative nature or landscape shots you want.

Capture scenes carefree or at the spur of the moment. The optical image stabilization (O.I.S.) technology built directly into the lens ensures your photos will look great, with sharp blur-free contours across the entire picture.

Taking highly popular MEGA O.I.S. further, this advanced technology immediately compensates even large camera shake and vibrations that may occur in photography. So you can capture true-to-life scenes without the need for a tripod. In the end, you'll enjoy wonderfully crisp images.

With video support any user has everything they need for recording with their LUMIX camera. Not only does it perform smooth aperture changes, so there are no sudden jumps in exposure, it also boasts a silent design for enhanced capture of the scene's audio. What's more, the stunning AF performance of this lens records excellent 4K video, where precise focusing is essential.

Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) lenses correct chromatic aberration rendering sharp, high-contrast images with clear colors from corner to corner.


  • Updated Panasonic LUMIX 100-300mm zoom lens replaces H-FS100300.
  • 3.0x Optical 200-600mm eq. f/4.0-5.6 (1 ED).
  • Upgraded support for harsh weather conditions (Splashproof / Dustproof).
  • Panasonic POWER O.I.S. compatible with LUMIX Dual I.S. 2.0 LUMIX Mirrorless cameras.
  • Faster focus tracking via a 240 fps linear motor.

*The lens supports this feature in conjunction with splash/dustproof LUMIX cameras.

Panasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 II ASPH POWER OIS LUMIX G VARIO

Panasonic 100-300mm f/4-5.6 II ASPH POWER OIS LUMIX G VARIO User Reviews

7.5/10 average of 2 review(s) Build Quality 8.0/10 Image Quality 7.0/10
  • 7 out of 10 points and recommended by transiently (26 reviews)
    Excellent as a 100-200.
    Results at higher focal lengths are a little disappointing. The lens appears to have identical optics to the original. Closer focusing ability would be good.

    I enjoyed using this with my GX80, but ended up feeling that I would have preferred to have had its superb optics from 100-200, losing the top end of the zoom which disappointed me a bit, and making the whole thing more portable. Micro 4/3 is about size for me, though a better ling end would have justified the size of this for me.

    100-200 are really good, with very good sharpness all over the frame and enough contrast. Definitely enough. A shorter close focus distance would have been useful to me when I tried to shoot butterflies with this.

    reviewed January 23rd, 2021 (purchased for $600)
  • 8 out of 10 points and recommended by pietro (5 reviews)
    Superb OIS. Good build quality. Usably sharp ar 300mm. Light, compact for 600mm equivalent.
    None, considering price although 70-300 would have been bit more useful.

    Brilliant lens used on my g85. Sold my Nikon 70-300 which was softish at 300 on a d7000. This is sharper at full zoom, and is effectively 100mm longer. Amazing to be able to use a 400/600mm equivalent handheld at quite slow shutter speeds. The dual IS is very effective.

    reviewed August 30th, 2017 (purchased for $600)