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

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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.

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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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