Rokinon Announces 50mm f/1.2 and 21mm f/1.4 Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras

Rokinon announced two new fast prime lenses for Canon EF-M mount, Sony E-mount (APS-C), Fujifilm X-mount (APS-C) and Micro Four Thirds mount mirrorless system cameras. And the two new lenses are: Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 Lens and Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 Lens.

Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 Lens
The new Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 Lens is an ideal fast portrait-length lens for selective focus control and a longer-than-normal perspective. The combination of the long perspective and bright f/1.2 maximum aperture enables extensive control over focus placement, which is further complemented by the manual focus design and rounded nine-blade diaphragm for a smooth bokeh quality. The lens construction incorporates a pair of aspherical elements to minimize chromatic aberrations and distortions for a cleaner, sharper image quality void of color fringing. An Ultra Multi-Coating has also been applied to boost contrast by suppressing lens flare and ghosting.

Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 Lens
Combining a wide-angle perspective with a fast maximum aperture, the new Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 Lens can work in variable lighting conditions. One extra-low dispersion element and a trio of aspherical elements are incorporated into the lens construction, and help to control aberrations and distortions for increased clarity and sharpness. The bright f/1.4 maximum aperture excels in difficult lighting conditions and also enables greater control over focus placement, which is further complemented by the manual focus design and rounded nine-blade diaphragm to produce a quality of bokeh. Additionally, an Ultra Multi-Coating has also been applied to all lens elements to reduce lens flare and ghosting for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in harsh lighting conditions.

Both Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 Lens and Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 Lens will be released on October 7th, 2015.

Pre-order links:

Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 Lens: $549 at B&H.

Rokinon 21mm f/1.4 Lens: $499 at B&H.

Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 and 21mm f/1.4 Specifications

50mm f/1.221mm f/1.4
Lens MountCanon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Sony ECanon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Sony E
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)50mmCanon EF-M: 80mm

Fujifilm X/Sony E (APS-C): 75mm

Micro Four Thirds: 100mm

21mmCanon EF-M: 33.6mm

Fujifilm X/Sony E (APS-C): 31.5mm

Micro Four Thirds: 42mm

Maximum Aperturef/1.2f/1.4
Minimum Aperturef/16f/22
Angle of View31.7°69.3°
Minimum Focusing Distance1.6′ / 50 cm11.8″ / 30 cm
Autofocus MotorManual focus onlyManual focus only
Lens Construction9 elements in 7 groups8 elements in 7 groups
Diaphragm Blades99
Filter Ring Diameter62mm58mm
DimensionsCanon EF-M: 2.7 x 2.9″ / 67.5 x 74.1mmFujifilm X: 2.7 x 2.9″ / 67.5 x 74.5mm

Micro Four Thirds: 2.7 x 2.9″ / 67.5 x 73mm

Sony E: 2.7 x 2.9″ / 67.5 x 74.2mm

Canon EF-M: 2.5 x 2.7″ / 64.3 x 67.5mmFujifilm X: 2.5 x 2.7″ / 64.3 x 67.9mm

Micro Four Thirds: 2.5 x 2.6″ / 64.3 x 66.4mm

Sony E: 2.5 x 2.7″ / 64.3 x 67.6mm

WeightCanon EF-M: 13.6 oz / 385 gFujifilm X: 13.4 oz / 380 g

Micro Four Thirds: 13.2 oz / 375 g

Sony E: 13.6 oz / 385 g

Canon EF-M: 9.7 oz / 275 gFujifilm X: 10.2 oz / 290 g

Micro Four Thirds: 10.1 oz / 285 g

Sony E: 9.7 oz / 275 g

CompatibilityAPS-C and Micro Four Thirds-format mirrorless digital camerasAPS-C and Micro Four Thirds-format mirrorless digital cameras