More leaks: Samyang 24mm f/1.8 Tiny Series lens for astrophotography

A Swiss website leaked pictures and technical specifications of the upcoming Samyang 24mm f/1.8 Tiny Series lens for astrophotography:

  • New "Custom Mode" for astrophotography: "The lens can be placed in the infinity focus to create beautiful star shots. The focus hold button, which is also new, fixes the current focus distance. Users can also save their desired focus position and call it up later if necessary."
  • 71 millimeters long
  • Weight: 230 grams
  • Part of the Samyang "Tiny Series"
  • Lens design: 11 elements in 8 groups, 7 special lenses (2 ASP, 3 HR, 2 ED)
  • f/1.8 aperture with 9-blades
  • Image angle of 83.7 degrees
  • Minimum focus distance of 0.19 meters
  • Five weather seals
  • Official announcement: April 9th
  • Shipping starts mid-May
  • Price in Switzerland: 577 francs

More info on the upcoming fast wide-angle Samyang lenses for astrophotography (24mm f/1.8?)

Samyang is teasing two new fast wide-angle lenses for astrophotography

Source: Cetoday, Nokishita

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