Samyang announces AF 12mm F2.0 E APS-C Lens for Sony APS-C E-mount

Samyang has announced the 12mm F2 E, a new autofocus wide-angle prime lens for Sony APS-C mirrorless camera systems.

 wide-angle prime lens has been optimised for astrophotography and improving on the existing Samyang manual focus 12mm f/2.

The lens, which offers a similar angle-of-view to an 18mm lens on a full-frame camera, is constructed of 12 elements in 10 groups, including three extra-low dispersion elements and two aspherical elements. Other specifications note a 19cm (7.5”) minimum focusing distance, a seven-blade aperture diaphragm and a 62mm front filter thread. The lens measures in at 70mm (2.8”) long, 59.2mm (2.3”) in diameter and weighs 213g (7.5oz).

Pricing & Availability: The new Samyang AF 12mm f/2 E lens will be available in the UK and Ireland from early June 2021, with a suggested retail price of (B&H) for $399.

Samyang AF 12mm F2.0 E APS-C Lens Specifications:

  • Aperture Range – f/2-f/22
  • Construction – 12 elements in 10 groups
  • Coating – UMC
  • Min Focus Distance – 0.19m
  • Diaphragm Blades – 7
  • Filter Size – 62.0
  • Mount – Sony E
  • Length – 59.2mm
  • Weight – 213g

See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount.

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Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens now Available for Pre-order for $499

The new Samyang/Rokinon AF 24mm f/1.8 FE lens is now available for pre-order at B&H.

Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens: $499 at B&H.

Rokinon AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens: $499 at B&H.

Rokinon/Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens Key Features

  • E-Mount Lens / Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • 2 ASPH, 3 HR Index, and 2 ED Elements
  • UMC Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Linear STM Autofocus Motor
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 7.48″
  • Weather-Sealed Construction
  • Filter Size: 58mm
  • 9-Blade Diaphragm

Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens:

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Samyang AF 12mm F2.0 E APS-C Lens Image Leaked

After the announcement of the Samyang AF 24mm F1.8 FE lens for landscape and astrophotography, there are some signs of a new Samyang AF 12mm f/2 E lens. First image of the Samyang AF 12mm F2 E APS-C lens have been leaked on the web.

Samyang AF 12mm F2 E lens is considerably more compact than the full-frame AF 24mm F1.8 FE lens. It will cost 3,099 Yuan (about $450). This lens will be announced within this month. From the image, we can see that the wide-angle lens is dust-proof and drip-proof.

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Announced : New Samyang 24mm f/1.8 FE Astrophotography Lens

Samyang has introduced the new Samyang 24mm f/1.8 FE, the latest lens into its ‘Tiny Series’ lens line-up with an optic that’s optimised for astrophotography.

The new tiny lens is designed for landscape and astrophotography photographers. Thanks to its compact size and light weight with minimized coma and short minimum focusing distance, you can enjoy photography day and night. This lens provides outstanding corner-to-corner image quality from maximum F1.8 aperture and smooth and natural-looking bokeh. The new features of Focus Hold Button and LED indicator maximize the usability for capturing the night sky.

Preorders should be online soon at BHphoto.

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