Samyang have introduced four new manual-focus lenses for compact system cameras with APS-C and FourThirds sized imagers. The Samyang 21mm F1.4 ED AS UMC CS (£279.99/€349.00, pictured) is a moderate wide-angle/normal lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.4 and an optical formula comprising 8 lens elements in 7 groups, including one extra low dispersion lens (ED) and three glass aspherical lenses. The Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS (£309.99/€399.00) is a short telephoto lens with a bright f/1.2 aperture with impressive bokeh, incorporating 9 elements in seven groups with two glass aspherical lenses. For an extra £30/€50, both the 21mm and 50mm lenses will be available in cine versions featuring quiet and smooth de-clicked focus and aperture gear rings and maximum apertures of T1.5 and T1.3 respectively. These new lenses will be available from mid-October in Sony E, MFT, Fujifilm X and Canon M mounts.
Samyang Press Release
September 21, 2015, Seoul, Korea – The global optics brand, Samyang Optics announce the introduction of four new lenses for mirrorless cameras: 21mm F1.4 and 50mm F1.2 for photo and 21mm T1.5 and 50mm T1.3 for cine cameras. All lenses feature bright F1.2 and F1.4 apertures and complement the existing Samyang range of compact lenses.
Experience the Depth and Breadth of Image – 21mm F1.4
The Samyang 21mm F1.4 ED AS UMC CS is a wide angle manual focus lens for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensor size. The lens provides a wide 21mm angle of view so it is a perfect to capture landscapes and interior shots. Featuring Samyang’s exceptional optical technology, the 21mm F1.4 features eight glasses in seven groups, including one extra low dispersion lens (ED) and three glass aspherical lenses (ASP) to minimize the unnecessary light dispersion and deliver high resolution throughout the center to corner of image. The lens also features Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) to optimize the light penetration and minimize flare and ghost and has a minimum focusing distance of only 0.28m.
A Brighter and Lighter Lens for Mirrorless Cameras– 50mm F1.2
The Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS is a standard angle manual focus lens also for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensor sizes. The lens features a bright F1.2 aperture with impressive bokeh and incorporates nine lenses in seven groups with two glass aspherical lenses (ASP) and Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) to deliver outstanding image quality. This new 50mm F1.2 is an ideal portrait lens.
Cine Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras – 21mm T1.5 and 50mm T1.3
Additionally, the 21mm and 50mm cine lenses are available to correspond to the demands of consumers: both are optimally designed for professional follow focus system, thanks to the quiet and smooth de-clicked focus and aperture gear rings. Also, the distance scale and T numbers are marked on both sides of the lens for convenience when filming.
With the addition of these new lenses, the current lineup consists of 13 photo and cine lenses: 7.5mm, 8mm, 10mm, 12mm, 21mm, 50mm photo and cine lens and 300mm photo lens.
These new lenses will be available from mid-October and are available for four mirrorless camera mounts: Sony E, MFT, Fujifilm X and Canon M.
Suggested retail prices as follows:
• 21mm F1.4 = EUR 349
• 21mm T1.5 = EUR 399
• 50mm F1.2 = EUR 399
• 50mm T1.3 = EUR 449
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