Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm f/1.8

Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm f/1.8

Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm f/1.8

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Uncompromising Full-Frame Image Quality

The Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 Lens features 9 elements in 8 groups, including 2 ED lenses to reduce chromatic aberrations and limit colour fringing for uncompromising image sharpness and colour reproduction. A 9 blade, circular aperture diaphragm delivers excellent separation between the background and your subject.

  • 9 elements in 8 groups
  • 2 Extra-low Dispersion (ED) lenses
  • 9 blade, circular aperture

Popular 85mm Portrait Focal Length

The LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 lens offers photographers and content creators a popular focal length for portrait photography and b-roll footage. Its large F1.8 aperture delivers excellent background separation for professional quality images and cinematic video results.

Fast, Accurate Autofocus & Linear Aperture | Ideal for Video Recording

The S Series 85mm F1.8 lens offers fast, accurate autofocus performance and smooth, linear aperture adjustment. Critical for the modern videographer the lens allows you to record beautiful high-resolution video and stills without disturbing your subject.

  • Fast & Accurate Autofocus
  • Smooth Linear Aperture Adjustment

Dust, Splash and Freeze-resistant Design

Confidence-inspiring build quality ensures you never miss a shot. The rugged dust and splash resistant construction of the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 delivers peace of mind in wet, cold or dusty environments.

* Dust and Splash Resistant does not guarantee that damage will not occur if this lens is subjected to direct contact with dust and water.

Focal Length85mm
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountLeica L
Format CompatibilityFull-Frame
Angle of View29°
Minimum Focus Distance2.6' / 80 cm
Maximum Magnification0.13x
Optical Design9 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.9 x 3.2" / 73.6 x 82 mm
Weight12.5 oz / 355 g


  • L-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
  • Linear AF Motor

Ideally suited for portraits, the Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 Lens offers a sleek blend of features for L-mount stills and video shooters. This lens pairs a compact form factor with an optical design consisting 9 elements in 8 groups, including two extra-low dispersion elements for high clarity and accurate colour rendering plus a fast linear AF motor to suit all types of L-mount content creators.

At a modest f/1.8 aperture, enhanced by its circular 9-bladed aperture, the lens offers excellent control over depth of field and smooth round bokeh rendition - vignetting has also been kept at a minimal level for distraction-free images.

Light and compact, the lens weighs around 355g and offers a filter diameter for 67mm. Additionally, the LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 dust-, moisture-, and freeze-resistant design to enables working in tough environmental conditions.

Key Features of the Panasonic LUMIX S 85mm F1.8 Lens

  • Prime portrait-length lens designed for full-frame L-mount mirrorless cameras
  • Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture offers control over depth of field and suits working in available lighting conditions as well as promotes a compact form factor.
  • Two extra-low dispersion elements reduce chromatic aberrations and limit colour fringing for improved clarity and colour accuracy.
  • Linear autofocus motor delivers smooth, precise, and near-silent focusing performance to benefit both stills and video applications.
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
  • Dust-, moisture-, and freeze-resistant design for increased protection to the elements.