Samyang AF 24-70mm F2.8 FE Review

May 16, 2022 | Mark Goldstein | Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star

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There’s no beating the versatility of a fast standard zoom lens and this Samyang delivers excellent performance with a rapid, virtually silent and consistently accurate autofocus system coupled with great image quality, wrapped up in a robust, weather-sealed construction. And it does so at a very affordable price, compared with own-brand competition. Overall, it’s a bargain buy for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras.
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First, there were the inexpensive manual focus lenses, then the excellent AF lenses and now Samyang spread its wings a little further with its first AF zoom lens. A new landmark whilst celebrating 50 years of Samyang lenses. The Samyang AF 24-70mm f/2.8 FE, for Sony FE full-frame and E crop sensor cameras (giving a "35mm equivalent" field of view of 36-105mm), offers weather sealing, constant aperture, a 9 bladed diaphragm for smooth bokeh and, very interestingly, a parfocal design.
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