Additional information on the upcoming Tokina ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 lens


More information leaked online on the upcoming Tokina ATX-i 11-20mm f/2.8 lens:


 

  • The lens will be launched in July
  • Aperture ratio: f/2.8
  • Optical construction: 14 lenses in 12 groups
  • Angle of view: 104-72°
  • Aperture blades: 9
  • Minimum distance: 0.28 m
  • Filter size: 82 mm
  • Lens length: 94.3 mm (Canon), 91.8 mm (Nikon)
  • Weight: 570 g (Canon), 550 g (Nikon)
  • Other: lens hood, front and rear covers included
  • Available for Canon EF and Nikon F
  • Price around €600

For comparison, here is the lens design of the current Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX model:



Here is a report from fotomagazin.de:

The changes obviously only affect the outer, modernized appearance of the frame and the coating of the front lens: According to Tokina, it has a new water-repellent anti-reflective multi-coating, which improves light transmission and minimizes reflections. The coating also makes cleaning the surface easier. The Nikon version of the Tokina has a silent drive focusing motor (SD-M) in combination with a GMR sensor. Apparently the predecessor didn't have that. This explains the changes in dimensions and weights.

Via Nokishita, NikonRumors

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