The Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm lens incorporates an inner focus direct-drive linear motor for smooth focusing and silent AF operation. Ideal for both photo and movie recording and adapts to the Micro Four Thirds System standard. The Lumix G Vario HD 14-140mm (35mm camera equivalent: 28-280mm) lens offers a zoom range to suit a wide variety of shooting situations, all in a compact and lightweight body.The lens design incorporates four aspherical lenses and two ED lenses to achieve dramatic downsizing despite its powerful 10x optical zoom, while minimizing distortion and chromatic aberration. The Panasonic MEGA O.I.S. (Optical Image Stabilizer) powerfully compensates for any shake that occurs, especially when shooting in the longer zoom range, or without a tripod.Seven blades give the aperture a rounded shape that produces an attractively smooth effect in out of focus areas when shooting at larger aperture settings. The multi-coated lens elements help minimize ghosts and flare to insure a sharp, clear image The metal mount assures durability for repeated mounting and removal.