Laowa has announced the 8-16mm f/3.5-5 Zoom CF manual focus lens which is available for Sony E-mount, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, Canon RF and Canon EF-M systems.
This is an APS-C manual focus only lens with a focal range of 8-16mm and a variable aperture of F3.5-5. The angle of view is 82.8°-120.9.
The lens is constructed of 16 elements in 12 groups (2 Aspherical Elements + Extra-low Dispersion Elements). The minimum focusing distance is 20cm/7.87’’ and there’s a 86mm filter thread.
The lens weighs just 1.02 lb (463 g) and measures about 88.4 mm in diameter x 88.53 mm in length (3.48 x 3.48’’).
The lens is priced at $549.00 US dollars and is already available to ship.
Here’s a video from Laowa introducing the lens:
Christopher Frost has already published an early review of the lens that you can watch below:
|Angle of View||82.8°-120.9°|
|Lens Structure||16 elements in 12 groups (2pcs of Aspherical Elements+ 2 pcs of Extra-low Dispersion Elements)|
|Min. Focusing Distance||20cm/7.87’’|
|Dimensions||About Ø88.4 x 88.53 mm（3.48 x 3.48’’)|
|Weight||About 463g (1.02 lb)|
|Mounts||Sony E, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, Canon RF, Canon EF-M|