Category Archives: Viltrox

AstrHori and Viltrox have new teasers for upcoming announcements

As previously reported the Chinese company AstrHori (see previous coverage) is expected to release two additional medium format lenses for Fujifilm GFX-mount They already have a teaser online for a September 23 announcement: Viltrox is also teasing to announce a new product tomorrow (lens?):

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Canon Germany on third-party Viltrox lenses: “Canon believes that these products infringe their patent and design rights and has therefore requested the company to stop all activities that infringe Canon’s intellectual property rights”

Canon never released any official statements on the report that Viltrox was forced to stop selling RF-mount mirrorless lenses until today. The German site Photografix Magazin published the first official statement where Canon Germany indicated that third-party lenses infringe on their patent and design rights. Here is the full text:

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Viltrox: “We have been told by Canon to stop selling all RF mount products”

It seems that Canon is actively preventing 3rd parties from releasing mirrorless lenses for RF mount – take a look at this conversation between a customer and the Chinese lens manufacturer Viltrox: Viltrox basically confirms that Canon told them “to stop selling all RF mont products“.

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New: Viltrox 75mm f/1.2 and T2.0 1.33 X anamorphic lenses

As previously reported, the Chinese company Viltrox had several new lenses on display at a recent photo/video show in Shenzhen this weekend:

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Viltrox is rumored to announce two new lenses this weekend

Viltrox is rumored to announce two new lenses this weekend. Here are the rumors/expectations:

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Viltrox announced three new MFT cinema lenses: 23mm, 33mm, and 56mm T1.5

The previously reported Viltrox teaser was for three new MFT mount cinema lenses (23mm, 33mm, and 56mm T1.5) – all three are now officially announced:

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Viltrox is teasing a new cinema lens

Viltrox is teasing a new cinema lens: The official announcement should be in the next few days. Viltrox already has several cinema lenses:

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Viltrox lenses are on sale in Germany

Many Viltrox lenses (and other products) are currently on sale at Rollei in Germany – here are some examples (this offer is ending on August 8th): The latest deals and offers on photo gear in the US and EU (Nikon, Sony, Canon, Zeiss, and more)

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