Samyang introduces 20mm f / 1.8 lens for full frame DSLR’s




Samyang Optics Announces a light strong ultra wide angle lens with manual focus. The 20mm f / 1.8 ED AS UMC is suitable for cameras with a full frame sensor and comes on the market in versions for virtually all makes for a suggested retail price of 520 euros.

The manual lens has an optical construction consists of thirteen elements in twelve lens groups. There are two aspherical lens elements used to provide high image quality. The minimum focusing distance is twenty centimeters and the diaphragm consists of seven rounded blades. There may be filters of 77mm on the 20 mm f / 1.8 to be used and depending on the embodiment, the weight 497 to 520 grams.

Samyang will release the 20mm f / 1.8 ED AS UMC lens mounts variants with the DSLR from Canon, Nikon Pentax and Sony. There will also be versions for system cameras from Canon, Fujifilm, Sony, Panasonic and Olympus. The strong light lens will retail for 519.99 euros. There is also a 20mm T1.9 variant for filmmakers with a custom enclosure, which variant will cost 579.99 euros. Mid-September are both available.


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