Wonderful Wide Angle! – PENTAX Q 08 Wide Zoom Lens Review

PENTAX Q 08 Wide Zoom Lens Review

Also see; the Unboxing of the Limited edition Q7 Premium Kit

Album of 08 Lens review test & sample shots

This ultra-light, super compact zoom lens has the shortest overall length (approximately 38 millimeters) among the Q-mount zoom lenses, and features a body weighing a mere 75 grams.

This pocketable lens is perfect for a variety of applications, and even fun, creative exaggerated perspectives.

Flexibility of focal lengths from 17.5mm to 27mm (in the 35mm format) when mounted on a Q7, perfect for on-the-go snapshots, landscapes, architecture and street photography where zooming flexibility is desired.

Featuring an inner-focus mechanism, with an STM (stepper motor) drive for high-speed, low-noise auto focus operation for smooth and discreet shooting.

With its DSA (Dual Super Aspherical) and its ED (extra low dispersion) glass elements, enjoy reduced chromatic aberration for clear, high resolution images with edge to edge sharpness. SP (Super Protect) coating to keep the front surface free of dust and stains.



FOCAL LENGTH (Q, Q10): 3.8-5.9mm (35mm equiv. 21-32.5mm)

FOCAL LENGTH (Q7): 3.8-5.9mm (35mm equiv. 17.5-27mm)

APERTURE: f/3.7-f/4


LENS CONSTRUCTION: 10 elements in 8 groups

ANGLE OF VIEW (Q, Q10): 67° – 92°

ANGLE OF VIEW (Q7): 77° – 102°

MIN FOCUSING DISTANCE: 25cm (through the entire Zoom range!)