Sep 142016

Samyang 85mm f1.2 release date

samyang-85mm-f1-2 release date
A new Samyang manual focus lens is coming targeted more for the premium segment. Samyang is a Korean manufacturer famous for their high quality manual focus lenses. The new lens has manual focusing but with electrical aperture if I understand well. The lens will be available in Canon EF, Nikon F and Sony FE mounts according to recent information.

The lens has a filter diameter of 86mm.

Samyang 85mm f1.2 specifications
Filter size: 86mm
Weight: 1050g
No of aperture blades: 9
Length: 98,4mm
Max diameter: 93mm
Lens construction: 10 elements / 9 groups

The lens will be released in 2016, no information about the price of the new lens yet. As this is a premium lens, it will be more expensive than the older Samyang lenses, but will be much cheaper than the Canon or Nikon autofocus lens brothers with the same parameters.

Regarding focal length and aperture it is a tipical portrait lens, which allows to create nice background blur.
Regarding lens construction there is 10 elements in 9 groups see below.

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