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Rokinon / Samyang 85mm F1.8 Lens for FF Mirrorless Lens Announced

Rokinon 85mm F1.8 Lens for FF Mirrorless Lens announced by Rokinon today, the lens is made for Sony FF Mirrorless camera and it will act as 128mm with APS-C Sony E and Fuji X cameras, 136mm with Canon M cameras, and 170mm with Micro 4/3 cameras. The lens is a Manual Focus Lens, the price of the lens is $399.00 The new Rokinon Digital Photo 85mm F1.8 compact prime lens is expected to be available in September 2018.

Rokinon 85mm F1.8 Lens for FF Mirrorless Lens Press Release

(New York, New York) August 27, 2018 – Rokinon has announced its new Digital Photo 85mm F1.8 Compact Prime Lens, the 7th in its compact lens series. The new 85mm is sized and optically designed speci¬cally for mirrorless cameras to deliver high resolution performance from the center of the image to its corners. It is a high speed telephoto lens that delivers equivalent focal lengths of approximately 128mm with APS-C Sony E and Fuji X cameras, 136mm with Canon M cameras, and 170mm with Micro 4/3 cameras.Optically, the Rokinon 85mm F1.8 is constructed of 9 elements in 7 groups and features a High-Refractive Index element and an Extra-low Dispersion element. Additionally, it uses UMC ultra multi-coating to help minimize chromatic aberrations and unnecessary light dispersion. Intuitive, damped and precise manual focus control combine with its fast 1.8 aperture and rounded 9 blade diaphragm for exceptional low light, bokeh and selective focus capabilities. The compact and light-weight design of this fast telephoto o ers excellent portability and comfort that is perfect for travel, candid, portraits, and close up photography with mirrorless cameras. Additional features include a non-rotating 62mm ¬lter mount, a reversible for storage lens hood and a soft pouch case.
The new Rokinon Digital Photo 85mm F1.8 compact prime lens is expected to be available in September with a street price of only $399.00.

Samyang 85mm f/1.8 ED UMC CS lens specifications:

Specifications 85mm F1.8 ED UMC CS
Aperture Range F1.8 ~ F22
Opical Construction 9 Elements in 7 groups
Special lens ED 1, HR 1
Coating UMC
Minimum Focusing Distance 0.65 m(2.13ft)
Magnification Ratio x 0.17
Filter Size Φ62.0mm
Maximum Diameter Φ67.5mm
Mount CANON M SONY E FUJIFILM X MICRO FOUR-THIRDS
Angle of view ASP-C 18.0˚ 19.1˚ 19.1˚
FOUR-THIRDS 4/3” 14.7˚
Lengh 80.6mm 80.7mm 81.0mm 79.5mm
Weight
Without Lens Cap, Hood
344g 344g

Rokinon  85mm F1.8 Lens MTF Chart

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