Samyang has announced a new AF 18mm F2.8 FE lens that weighs only 145g (5.1oz).
The ultra-compact lens has a 100-degree field of view for Sony full-frame cameras, it weighs 145g (5.1oz), features 9 elements in 8 groups, 7 diaphragm blades, has 58mm filter thread, F2.8 to F22 aperture and 0.09x maximum magnification. The lens can focus as close as 25cm (9.8in).
The Samyang AF 18mm F2.8 FE lens also features a stepless motor and is constructed from a glass-strengthened composite material, which offers a combination of durability and reduced weight.
The lens’ glass is ‘ultra multicoated’ for what Samyang describes as high sharpness, contrast and clarity with minimal distortion.
The Samyang AF 18mm F2.8 FE lens is available to pre-order now for $399 USD but the shipping date has not yet been announced.
Further details and sample images can be found on Samyang’s website.
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