Officially announced: Tokina 11-18mm f/2.8 ATX-M lens for Sony E



The previously rumored Tokina 11-18mm f/2.8 ATX-M lens for Sony E is now officially announced:

Lens overview:

  • The Tokina atx-m 11-18mm F2.8 E is the first super wide angle zoom lens in Tokina’s product line-up designed exclusively for mirrorless cameras. It features a fast f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range, and a 11-18mm (17-27mm in 35mm equivalent) zoom stored in a compact and lightweight body for hybrid users who shoot stills and video.
  • The atx-m 11-18mm F2.8 E performs impressive resolution from the wide to tele end of the zoom. This lens boasts high contrast and low distortion, and quick and precise AF response in still and video modes. It is fully compatible with Sony camera functions, including Image Stabilization, Direct Manual Focus, MF Assist and optical corrections.
  • With its compact design, versatile focal length and optical quality, the Tokina atx-m 11-18mm F2.8 E is the perfect gear for shooting landscape, group photos, environmental portraits, architecture, astrophotography, automobile photography, street snaps, documentary videos and vlogging.
  • MSRP: 699 USD / 799 EURO

Lens featrures:

  • 11-18mm super wide angle zoom for dynamic landscape, architecture and astrophotography
  • Fast f/2.8 aperture throughout the zoom range for shallower depth-of-field, and 9 blades rounded diaphragm for soft bokeh background
  • Compact and lightweight design to carry while travelling, or attaching to gimbals
  • 2 aspherical and 2 super low-dispersion glass elements suppress chromatic aberrations
  • Superb optical design performs rich color reproduction, low distortion and low light fall-off
  • Short minimum focusing distance to create unique wide-angle macro images with perspective effect
  • Silent ST-M motor unit for fast and precise auto focusing operations in still and video modes
  • Full compatibility with Sony E cameras, including Image Stabilization, Direct Manual Focus, MF Assist mode, Eye AF and optical corrections
  • Micro USB port (Type B) for firmware updates

Lens design and MTF charts:




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