Samyang AF 24-70mm f / 2.8 FE lens is on sale

Last week, images and specifications of the Samyang AF 24-70mm f / 2.8 FE appeared on the net , which indicated the imminent release of the new product. And although this lens is not yet on the manufacturer's website, the other day it was spotted in one of the Thai online stores. This allowed us to confirm the preliminary specifications and supplement the available information with information about the price. It is roughly equal to $ 900.

For that amount, the buyer gets a full-frame, weather-resistant, Sony E-mount lens with autofocus. Its optical design has 17 elements in 14 groups, including 2 aspherical elements, and HB element, 3 HR elements, and 3 ED elements. The advantages of the lens include parfocality, that is, the ability to maintain focus when the focal length is changed. This quality is appreciated in video shooting and is most often found in expensive cinema lenses.

Other features include a nine-blade aperture ranging from f / 2.8 to f / f22 and a minimum focusing distance of 35 cm. Autofocus is performed by a linear stepping motor. Manual focusing possible. With a switch, the focus ring can be turned into an aperture ring. The lens is designed for filters with a diameter of 82 mm.

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