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New Tokina FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE MF lens leaked in Japan

Tokina FiRIN 20mm f:2 FE MF full frame manual focus E-mount lens

Tokina will soon announce a new FiRIN 20mm f/2 FE MF full frame manual focus E-mount lens. This is the first lens from the new FiRIN line that I assume will be designed for mirrorless cameras. The official announcement will be before the Photokina show next month. Via Nokishita

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List of upcoming announcements/rumored cameras and lenses

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Here is an updated list (see original post here) on what new cameras and lenses are rumored to be announced in the next few weeks before the 2016 Photokina show:

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What else is new?

Weekly recap from both the rumor and addict blogs:

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Tamron announces SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro lens for Sony A-mount

Tamron SP 90mm F:2.8 Di MACRO lens Model F017 for Sony A mount

Tamron announced a new SP 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 USD lens (model F017) for Sony A-mount and a corresponding TAP-in console. The US pricing is $649, shipping will start on August 25th (the Nikon and Canon versions of this lens are already available). Here are the lens specifications:

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Sony price increase already effective in some European countries

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The Sony price increase I reported last month is already effective in some European countries – almost all Sony E-mount lenses are now at least 10% more expensive:

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Samyang AF 14/2.8 FE lens officially announced

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The next lens from the 2016 Samyang summer lens blockbuster promo is a new Samyang AF 14/2.8 FE designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full frame sensor. The lens was initially mentioned back in May, but no other information was provided (check US pricing and availability). The lens key features are: Ultra Wide Angle in 113.9° AF System Aspherical Lens […]

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Sony to lower their investment on CMOS image sensor equipment as worldwide camera shipments continue to sink

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Digitimes reports that Sony will lower their investment on CMOS image sensor equipment in fiscal 2016:

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