Also, check out the lower-end Rokinon 35mm f/2.8 AF FE lens for $264.50 (reg. $349) here at B&H Photo.
While AF lenses have been in the rumor mill for a while now for the company, Samyang has finally announced a pair of new AF lenses for Sony full frame E-mount cameras like the A7 II, A7R II and A7S II.
The new lenses are the Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMC and Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC. The new lenses are compatible with both phase detect and contrast detect sensors found in Sony E-mount cameras.
The new lenses should be available in July 2016. No official word on price yet but they are rumored to be under $600…
All XEEN cinema lenses cover up to a full frame image circle in five different mounts – PL, Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E and Micro Four Thirds. Samyang touts their optical performance as capable of supporting 4K+ resolutions. The are available with metric or imperial units on the focus scale and feature standard gearing for aperture and focus rings.
The new 14mm T3.1 and 35mm T1.5 retail for $2495 and will be available in March 2016. The current line of XEEN lenses sell for $2145 each. Check them out here at B&H Photo.
Samyang has posted another one of its teasers on its Facebook page. This time the teaser is rumored to be for a new 100mm f/2.8 Macro lens.
The caption with the above teaser image reads as follows:
With immense focus and unparalleled features, #Samyangoptics will introduce the latest product. Stay tuned.
[via Samyang Facebook page]
Samyang recently announced its new 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS Fisheye lens, which covers the 24 x 36mm full frame with a diagonal angle of view of 180 degrees. [Read more…]