Panasonic 14-50mm f/2.8-3.5 D OIS
Rating: Ed: -, User: - (normalized, 0=useless, 50=average, 100=excellent).
Aperture range: f/2.8-3.5 to f/22.
Optical zoom: 3.6x.
Close focus distance (CFD): 27 cm / 0.89 ft (from sensor plane).
CFD magnification: 1:3.1 / 0.32X.
Filter diameter: 72 mm.
L x D, W: 103 x 79 mm, 490 g.
IR: Poor IR performance.
Approximate street price: USD 900 (new, w/o tax).
Panasonic is the main brand of Panasonic Corporation, a Japanese multinational consumer electronics corporation headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan.
The company was founded in 1918 by Konosuke Matsushita and were formerly known as Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.. It changed its name to Panasonic Corporation in 2008.
Panasonic products was up to 2004 sold under the National brand. It still owns and uses the brands Technics (audio equipment) and Sanyo (electronics).