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Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF for Canon mounts officially announced

Samyang AF 85mm F/1.4 EF For Canon Mounts Officially Announced

Samyang (aka Rokinon, Walimex) announced the company’s new Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens. Sample pictures shot with the lens are here. The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF has a very compact size and is light, compared to Canon’s EF 85mm f/1.4L IS and Sigma’s 85mm f/1.4 ART lenses.

Compact and lightweight AF 85mm lens for superior portability

Change The Standard

Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF is designed with a bright aperture of F1.4. The new 85mm is formed of 9 elements in 7 groups, with 1 Hybrid aspherical lens. It also has Ultra Multi Coating, a feature used to reduce ghosting and lens flare. This lens provides smooth out-focusing and beautiful bokeh effect with excellent center resolution. The AF 85mm F1.4 EF lens is equipped with a variety of Samyang’s most advanced lens technologies, making it ideal for a variety of shooting situations – portraits, outdoor, pets and more. It is also lightweight and compact, weighs only 485g without lens caps and hood, maximizing portability and usability.

Compatible camera list (click)

  • As of June 2018, Samyang Optics has confirmed through internal testing that the following camera models work with the AF 85mm F1.4 EF lens. However, some camera functions may not be fully operational.
  • For mirrorless cameras, all camera functions are made fully operational only if the official “EF=EOS M” Canon mount adapter is installed.

 

Model name AF 85mm F1.4 EF
Aperture range F1.4 ~ 16
Lens optical Construction 9 ELEMENTS IN 7 GROUPS
Special lens Hybrid ASP 1
Coating UMC
Minium focusing distance 0.90m (2.95ft)
Maximum maginification ratio x 0.11
Filter size Φ77.0mm
Number of blades 9
Mount Canon EF
Angle of view 35mm 28.4˚
ASP-C 19.0˚
Maximum diameter Φ88.0mm
Length 72.0mm
Weight without lens cap, hood 485g
Weight 570g

 

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