Samyang/Rokinon AF 45mm f/1.8 FE autofocus lens for Sony E-mount officially announced

The previously rumored Samyang/Rokinon AF 45mm f/1.8 FE autofocus lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced with a price tag of $399 (pre-orders are now open at Adorama and B&H). Additional information (see all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount):

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Autofocus with Manual Focus Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Sample photos can be found here

Technical specifications:

Focal Length 45mm
Maximum Aperture f/1.8
Minimum Aperture f/22
Lens Mount Sony E
Format Compatibility Full-Frame
Angle of View 52.31°
Maximum Magnification 0.12x
Minimum Focus Distance 1.48' / 45 cm
Optical Design 7 Elements in 6 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 9, Rounded
Focus Type Autofocus
Image Stabilization None
Filter Size 49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L) 2.43 x 2.21" / 61.8 x 56.1 mm
Weight 5.7 oz / 162 g

MTF charts:

Lens design:

Video lens review:

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