Panasonic has today unveiled a new standard zoom lens in the shape of the Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega O.I.S.

Due out in March, at a price yet to be announced, the lens features seven aperture blades and is built from nine elements in eight groups, including two aspherical lenses.

It will be available in black and silver colour options.