Samyang announces the AF 35mm F1.8 FE Lens ($399) designed for street photographers, vloggers and Instagrammers who are looking for a high quality compact lens. The new lens provides outstanding corner-to-corner image quality from a maximum F1.8 aperture and its quiet autofocus and tenacious tracking performance make it a great choice for both stills and movie shooting.
35mm is one of the most loved focal length of all time for its versatility from indoors to landscapes and even portraits. It frames background and subject perfectly with wide enough angle of view. Also, a large F1.8 finds a perfect balance between portability and image quality. Wide aperture lets in more lights, creating sharp and high resolution image with fast shutter speed to capture every moment.
Full-frame Performance in Ultra-Compact Size & Lightweight
Weighing in at just 210g/7.4oz and measuring 65mm/2.55in in diameter by 63.5mm/2.5in in length; this new lens sets a new standard for portability as a Samyang Tiny Series lens. It supports full frame mirrorless cameras in Sony E mount with outstanding image quality throoughout corner to corner of image. It makes an ideal lens for street photographers, vloggers and Instagrammers who expect a high resolution image from portable lens. Its optical construction including an aspherical element to suppress aberration and deliver high resolution throughout the entire image frame.
Versatile control and handling for a wide range of imaging with the Custom Switch
Equipped with the Custom Switch, shooting and operation is more intuitive and simple. You can easily select various functions such as Aperture Control Mode from the Switch, and enjoy the shooting mode that suits your personal preference. More functions will be added through firmware update in the future.
Fast, quiet and accurate Auto Focus with excellent tracking for videos as well as stills
Now Autofocus needs to consider not only how more accurately and quickly it captures images, but also how quiet and smooth it is. Thanks to the newly researched and developed Linear STM (Stepping Motor), a larger and heavier focus lens group can be controlled more quietly and precisely, providing excellent image quality in photos and videos.
Weather Sealing for protection from external influences
This new Tiny Series lens, the AF 35mm F1.8 FE, features a weather sealing for 4 spots to protect from light dust, rain and snow and provide the ability to capture stunning images in less than perfect conditions.
Model name: AF 35mm F1.8 FE
Aperture range: F1.8 ~ 22
Lens optical construction: 10 Elements in 8 Groups
Special lens: ASP 2, HR 2
Minium focusing distance: 0.29m (0.95ft)
Maginification ratio: X 0.17
Filter size: 58mm
Maximum Diameter(mm): Φ65.0mm
Number of blades: 9
Mount: Sony E-mount
FullFrame Angle of view: 63.6˚
APS-C Angle of view: 43.8˚
Length: 63.5 mm / 2.5 in
Weight: 210g / 7.4oz
Weather Sealing: Yes
AF/MF mode switch: Yes
AF Motor: Linear STM
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