Samyang releases 14mm f / 2.8 autofocus lens for Nikons F mount




Samyang has announced a 14mm f / 2.8 lens for Nikons F-mount. It is the first Samyang lens for Nikon dslrs that has autofocus. From the beginning of September, the 14 mm f / 2.8 is for sale for a suggested retail price of 790 euros.

The optical design of the Samyang AF 14 mm f / 2.8 F consists of fifteen elements in ten groups and the diaphragm has seven slats. As with the 14mm f.2.8 for Canon’s EF mount , the autofocus system can be switched on or off with a button on the lens.

The focal length of 14 mm leads to an angle of view of 116.6 degrees. Samyang uses two aspherical elements and an Extra-low Dispersion element. The minimum focusing distance is 20 centimeters and the lens is sealed against dust and moisture.

The lens weighs 523 grams including the lens hood. The length of the Samyangs new 14mm f2.8 is 93.1mm and the maximum diameter is 90.5mm. The manufacturer reports that no filter can be placed on the lens.

Transcontinenta, the importer of Samyang in the Benelux, announces that the 14mm f / 2.8 lens is available from the beginning of September for a suggested retail price of 790 euro.


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