Japanese pricing of the new Voigtlander Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens for Sony E-mount announced

As previously reported, today Cosina announced the price of the new Voigtlander Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens for Sony E-mount. In Japan, the lens will cost ¥148,000 (around $1,300). The US pricing is still not announced (check B&H and Adorama).

Update: the US price will be $1,099.

Voigtlander Macro APO Lanthar 110mm f/2.5 lens for Sony E-mount specifications and additional information:

  • Focal length: 110 mm
  • Aperture ratio: 1: 2.5
  • Minimum aperture: F22
  • Mount: E-mount (full frame)
  • Lens configuration: 14 elements in 12 groups
  • Aperture click stop: 1/3
  • Angle of view: 22.6 °
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 10 sheets
  • Shortest shooting distance: 0.35 m
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 1: 1
  • Maximum diameter × total length: φ 78.4 × 99.7 mm
  • Filter size: φ 58 mm
  • Weight: 771 g
  • Lens hood: Included (with hood cap)
  • Suggested retail price (excluding tax): ¥ 148,000
  • Scheduled to be released in August 2018
  • Electronic contact
  • Sample photos can be found here

Main Features:

With Sony E mount compatible
electronic contact, lens usage status is reflected in Exif information of shooting data. In addition, because it incorporates a distance encoder, it supports 5-axis camera shake correction on the camera body side. It is also possible to enlarge the viewfinder by operating the focus ring.

Optimized optical design In addition
to securing full-size image circle, it adopts optical design optimized for Sony E mount sensor. High resolution is maintained up to the periphery of the screen, and phenomena such as color hue are suppressed.

Apochromat design
We are thoroughly suppressing axial chromatic aberration and chromatic aberration of magnification in order to cope with the current high resolution digital sensor.

3 group floating mechanism installed
A 3-group floating mechanism is installed that independently moves three lens groups according to the shooting position. Stable image quality is secured from the shortest shooting distance of 35 cm (shooting magnification 1: 1) to distant motifs.

Manual Focus capable of reliable focusing The
total metal helicoid unit processed and adjusted with high precision and the high quality grease that produces moderate torque realize smooth operation feeling. It enables delicate focus adjustment.

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