Category Archives: Rokinon

Rokinon to announce their new 50mm f/1.2 lens on August 26th

The previously rumored 50mm f/1.2 lens will most likely be announced on August 26th according to this Facebook post. Update: there is also a new Samyang lens teaser:

Rokinon 50mm f:1.2 lens
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Rokinon/Samyang still planning to release a new 50mm f/1.2 lens

A reader contacted Rokinon and asked about the previously rumored 50mm f/1.2 lens. Referring to a Facebook post from February 2014 where Samyang Asia said that they will not release such lens, Rokinon responded that they are still working on a new 50mm lens that will be released “very soon”:

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Deal of the day: $75 mail-in rebate for Rokinon 24mm lenses

Rokinon is now offering $75 main-in rebate on three of their 24mm lenses (including their tilt-shift lens, all mounts included). Product must be purchased by October 31 and the rebate form must be mailed by November 30th, 2013.

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New: Rokinon 300mm f/6.3 mirror lens for Sony NEX cameras

Rokinon showed the first pictures of their 300mm f/6.3 mirror lens for Sony E-mount on Facebook (see also the video). The MSRP will be $299, release in July 2013. Last year Tokina announced a similar lens for Micro Four Thirds ($299), while Kenko’s version is 400mm f/8 and is available in various mounts ($250 – $265).

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Deal of the day: Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 aspherical fisheye lens for $229 with free shipping

Adorama has a 48 hours deal on the Rokinon 8mm f/3.5 aspherical fisheye lens for Canon, Nikon and Sony mount: $229 with free shipping if you use code S0511113 at checkout. This offer will expire at 3pm EST on May 16th. Here is some additional info on that lens:

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Samyang/Rokinon T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC tilt-shift lens to start shipping on May 15th

The new Samyang/Rokinon T-S 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC tilt-shift lens should start shipping in the US on May 15th, 2013 according to those B&H product listings. The lens will be available in Nikon, Canon and Sony mounts – detailed technical specifications can be found here, few sample images are available in this post.

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Samyang/Rokinon working on a new 50mm f/1.4 lens

A reader contacted Rokinon (Samyang) on Facebook with a question about a potential new 50mm or 55mm f/1.4 lens. The response was that such lens is in development. This is the current lens offering from Samyang and Rokinon.

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