Category Archives: Samyang

Samyang to announce a new wide angle lens

A quick update on my previous post: the latest Samyanag teaser is for a new wide angle lens (without AF) that should be announced in the coming days. This will be a”photo” lens and not a V-DSLR version.

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Samyang’s new lens teaser: “prepare for more”

After the 50mm f/1.5 AS UMC lens announcement, Samyang has a new teaser on their Facebook page with the text “Prepare for more”. I still believe that they will come up with a new line of AF lenses – I posted that online a while back, but I have not heard any updates since. Anyone […]

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New Samyang 50mm T1.5 AS UMC V-DLSR lens announced

Update #1 - there is also a “photo” version of this lens (50mm f/1.5 AS UMC): Update #2 – US pricing announced: $549 (available in Canon EF, MFT, Nikon F, Sony E+A mounts). Not very exciting news unless you are a filmmaker - Samyang officially announced their 50mm T1.5 AS UMC lens (check pricing and availability):

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Photokina 2014 rumors roundup *UPDATED*

Update: this post has been updated multiple times to reflect the latest Photokina rumors. As you have probably already noticed, I do not post every single rumor that circulates on the Internet for the very simple reason that many websites just post unreliable information and in many cases just plain nonsense. Here is a quick recap […]

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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:

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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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Samyang announces five new lenses

Today Samyang released several new lenses (see teaser): Samyang 7.5mm T3.8 Fish-eye Cine lens (specs) Samyang 10mm T3.1 Cine lens (specs) Samyang 12mm T2.2 Cine lens (specs) Samyang 35mm f/1.4 Canon AE lens (specs) Samyang 300mm f/6.3 Mirror UMC CS DSLR lens (specs) For pricing and availability check this link. Press release and additional images:

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