Samyang has announced the 12mm F2 E, a new autofocus wide-angle prime lens for Sony APS-C mirrorless camera systems.
Samyang AF 12mm f/2.0 E 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