Voigtlander 50mm F2 APO-Lanthar for Sony E-Mount
The Voigtlander 50mm F2 APO-Lanthar is a new fast-fifty prime lens exclusively for Sony E-mount cameras.
According to a report on German photo news site, photoscala, Voigtlander are releasing the new lens to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their Classic lens range.
The Voigtlander 50mm F2 APO-Lanthar will have 12 circular aperture blades, "so that not only at aperture F2.0 but also at aperture F2.8 creates a circular opening".
The optical construction is "to aspheric lens elements, five with anomalous partial dispersion, an integrated floating-focus system and an optical calculation that reduces chromatic aberrations to near zero ensure outstanding performance."
The aperture can be selected in 1/3 stop steps via a manual ring, which can be de-clicked for video use.
The Voigtlander 50mm F2 APO-Lanthar weighs 364g and measures 62.6mm in length.
It has a 49mm filter thread and a minimum focusing distance of 45cm.
The release date and price have still to be officially confirmed by Voigtlander.
Voigtlander 50mm F2 APO-Lanthar - Specifications
|Focal length||50 mm|
|Luminous Intensity||1: 2.0|
|Smallest Aperture||F 16|
|Optical Construction||10 lenses in 8 groups|
|Angle of View||46.5 °|
|Minimum Distance||0.45 m|
|Filter Size||Ø 49 mm|
|Maximum Scope||62.6 mm|
|Overall Length||61.3 mm|
|Included in Box||Lens cap, back cover, lens hood|