Voigtländer has officially announced their new 21mm F1.4 Nokton manual focus lens for full-frame Sony E-mount. European prices In the US it will cost $1,099.00 and in the UK the price is £1,148.00. First shipment is planned for June 2019.
The lens features electronic contacts so that EXIF data can be transferred to the camera and distance information from the lens will help with camera’s that have IBIS built in. Turning the manual focus ring will also activate focus assist, and the aperture ring offers click-less operation which will be helpful for video shooters.
The lens is constructed of 13 elements in 11 groups, features a 12-blade aperture diaphragm, has a minimum aperture of F16 and a shortest focus distance of 0.25m. It weighs 560g, measures 70.5mm x 79.5mm (2.78in x 3.13in) and takes a 62mm filter.
Sample images are available here.
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