Voigtlander has announced their latest fullframe E-Mount manual focus lens: Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E-mount ($799 here). It’s the sixth lens in Voigtlander’s fullframe E-Mount line joining the Voigtlander 10mm f/5.6 Aspherical, 12mm f/5.6 Aspherical III, 15mm f/4.5 Aspherical III, 40mm f/1.2 Nokton Aspherical & Macro APO-Lanthar 65mm f/2 Aspherical Lenses
“Large-diameter & compact wide-angle lens that refined the flavor of classic lenses with the latest optical technology and revived to the present age. Unlike modern performance-based lens design, it embodies the beauty of lens character and depiction by intentionally leaving aberration.”
Sony E Mount Compatible:
With the electronic contact, the usage status of the lens is reflected in the EXIF information of the shooting data. In addition, because it incorporates a distance encoder, it supports 5-axis camera shake compensation on the camera body side. You can also enlarge the display by operating the focus ring.
Symmetrical Lens Configuration:
Reconstructed with the latest optical technology while adopting the traditional symmetrical lens configuration to obtain a unique and beautiful depiction. By adopting ultrahigh refraction glass, we have realized a large aperture with compact size.
Optimized Optical Design:
In addition to securing full-size image circle, it adopts optical design optimized for Sony E mount sensor. You can enjoy soft delicate descriptions reminiscent of classic lenses with stable image quality.
Reliable Manual Focus:
By adopting a total metal helicoid unit machined and adjusted with high accuracy and high quality grease producing moderate torque, smooth operation feeling is realized. It enables delicate focus adjustment.
Focal length: 35 mm
Maximum Aperture: F 1.4
Minimum Aperture: F 16
Lens configuration: 6 groups / 8 elements
Angle of View: 63°
Number of diaphragm blades: 10 sheets
Minimum Focus Distance: 0.3 m
Maximum Magnification: 1: 6.3
Maximum diameter × total length: 67 × 39.6 mm
Filter Size: 58 mm
Weight: 262 g
Lens Hood: Attached
Electronic Contact: Yes
Focus Magnification Function: Yes
EXIF Information: Yes
Lens Correction Selection: Possible
Suggested Retail Price (excluding tax): ¥ 85,000 (USA Pricing TBA)
Scheduled Release Date: February 2018
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