New Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens for Canon EF mount announced



The previously rumored Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens for Canon EF mount is now officially announced. The US price is $749 (for comparison the Canon 85mm f/1.4 lens is priced at $1,599).

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens specifications:

Model name AF 85mm F1.4 EF
Aperture range F1.4 ~ 16
Lens optical Construction 9 ELEMENTS IN 7 GROUPS
Special lens Hybrid ASP 1
Coating UMC
Minimum focusing distance 0.90m (2.95ft)
Maximum magnification ratio x 0.11
Filter size Φ77.0mm
Number of blades 9
Mount Canon EF
Angle of view 35mm 28.4˚
ASP-C 19.0˚
Maximum diameter Φ88.0mm
Length 72.0mm
Weight without lens cap, hood 485g
Weight 570g

MTF chart:


Lens design:


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