Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-mount Officially Announced

The previously rumored Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FE lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced. Pricing and availability are not yet announced.

Specifications:

Model nameAF 85 mm F1.4 FE
Aperture rangeF1.4 to F16
Lens optical construction11 Elements in 8 Groups
Special lensHR 4, ED 1
CoatingUMC
Minium focusing distance0.90m (2.95ft)
Magnification Ratiox 0.11
Diaphragm Blades9
Filter size77.0 mm
Maximum Diameter88.0 mm
MountSony FE
Angle of viewFull Frame28.9˚
ASP-C19.1˚
Length99.5 mm
Weight568g
Weather Sealingo
AF / MF mode switchX
AF MotorDLSM

Press Release:

SAMYANG Announces New AF 85mm F1.4 FE Prime Lens

‘Delivering the sharpness with beautiful Bokeh’

On March 15, Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com), a global optics brand, today introduced a new AF 85mm F1.4 FE prime lens with stunning resolution bokeh, excellent AF performance. It’s the 4th lens from Samyang’s ‘Spring Collection’ campaign in this spring.

Samyang introduced its first auto-focus lens in 2016, equipped with Samyang’s most advanced optical technologies, the AF 35mm F2.8 FE lens has won the best award at the 2018 Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) awards in the category of CSC Prime Lens. Samyang currently has nine auto-focus lenses built fthe majcamera mounts such as Sony E, Canon EF Nikon F, the new AF 85mm F1.4 FE lens is the 6th Sony FE mount AF lens from Samyang.

[Beautiful Bokeh] Maximize the appeal of photography

As photography enthusiasts are looking fmore than optical performances, the demflenses capable of various expressions is growing. AF 85mm F1.4 FE is based on Samyang’s 40 years of optical technology, it captures the subject in a delicate precise manner in even open aperture setting. Also, Samyang’s special lens polishing technology enhance the artistry of the photographers with soft bokeh images.

Advanced optical technology 

The AF 85mm F1.4 FE is based on a world-class optical technology lens Samyang has been aiming for. It has fast accurate AF performance excellent resolution. This lens features 11 elements in 8 groups (4 HR, ED 1); Using 4 HR glass lenses make the lens size compact provide outstanding resolution, the 1 ED glass lens effectively compensate fcolour fringing also reduced chromatic aberration.

Day night, outdoindo– Reliable shooting anytime, anywhere

The AF 85mm F1.4 FE allows you to express the shallow depth of field images with a maximum aperture of F1.4. Its beautiful attractive background blur makes the subject stout more it gives more fun by enabling various photo direction. In addition, the lens structure features weather-sealing to enhance anti-dust water-protection capabilities, enabling photographers to continue shooting even under unpredictable conditions.

Will be launched in Spring 2019

The AF 85mm F1.4 FE is the first auto-focus lens from Samyang in the year 2019. This lens will be unveiled fthe first time at The Photography Show in the UK between March 16th 19th.