Samyang officially announced the new compact & lightweight AF 85mm f/1.4 EF Lens for Canon EF mount. The US price is $749 and it is now available for pre-order at Adorama. Shipping is scheduled to start in July 2018. For comparison, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens is priced at $1,599.
- High Speed AF Full Frame Telephoto Lens
- Ultra Multi-Coating (UMC)
- Minimum Focusing Distance: 2.95ft
- Internal Focus – Non Rotating Filter Mount
- Ultrasonic Dual Linear USM
- Lens Mount: Canon EOS
- Fixed Focal Length: 85mm Lens
- Lens Format: Full Frame
- Maximum Aperture: f/1.4
- Special Features: Aspherical
- Lens Type: Telephoto SLR Lens
The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lens hood or rear cap) and it has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7 groups and delivers high resolution from centre to corners of the image.
The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF features both fast and silent Auto Focus, with a minimum focusing distance of 90cm and as a result, it is ideal for all kinds of portraiture, weddings, and low-light event photography.
Samyang Unveils AF 85mm F1.4 EF CANON Autofocus Lens [Setting New Standards]
Samyang Optics announces a new, fast aperture, short telephoto, autofocus lens for Canon DSLR photographers. The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF, a Full Frame Canon EF Mount lens, sets new standards for portrait lenses, thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. This lens inherits the renowned image quality of Samyang’s other fast aperture lenses and additionally delivers quiet, fast and accurate autofocus, thanks to the upgraded dual LSM motor.
Compact Size, Large Performance
The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lens hood or rear cap). It has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7 groups and delivers high resolution from centre to corners of the image. Ultra Multi Coating effectively eliminates ghosting and flare, whilst Hybrid aspherical glass and Samyang’s advanced lens technologies further improve resolution. This lens produces beautiful Bokeh and high quality images, it also incorporates weather-sealing to protect internal componnents from harsh environments.