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New Samyang autofocus lenses to be announced in the next few weeks

Samyang is rumored to announce new autofocus lenses in the next few weeks. The new lenses could be for Canon EF and/or Sony FE and/or Nikon F- mounts. Samyang already has one AF lens for Nikon F-mount, two AF lenses for Canon EF-mount and several AF lenses for Sony FE-mount.

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Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens for Canon EF mount coming next

Samyang will soon announce a new AF 85mm f/1.4 EF full frame lens for Canon EF mount. The weight of the new lens is 485g and the dimensions are 88 x 72mm – significantly lighter and smaller than Canon version (950g, 88 x 105mm). Samyang already has the AF 14mm f/2.8 EF lens for Canon mount […]

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Samyang “will probably” start producing autofocus zoom lenses as well

In addition to start making AF lenses for Canon and Nikon, Samyang is also planning to start making zoom lenses – first for the Xeen line of cinema lenses and then autofocus zoom photography lenses. All this is according to another recent Samyang interview with Focus-numerique:

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Samyang to start making AF lenses for Canon and Nikon, Fuji and Micro Four Thirds “are not very important”

In a recent interview with Focus-numerique, the head of product planning at Samyang Jeong Min Shin said that autofocus lenses will be coming also for Nikon and Canon mounts (already reported here on PR) and that the Fuji X and Micro Four Thirds markets “are not very important” and will not get any AF support:

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Samyang AF 14/2.8 FE lens officially announced

The next lens from the 2016 Samyang summer lens blockbuster promo is a new Samyang AF 14/2.8 FE designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras with full frame sensor. The lens was initially mentioned back in May, but no other information was provided (check US pricing and availability). The lens key features are: Ultra Wide Angle in 113.9° AF System Aspherical Lens […]

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Rokinon AF 50mm f/1.4 FE autofocus lens for Sony E mount

Few days ago I reported about the new Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 autofocus (AF) full frame lens for Sony E-mount. The US price of $699 is now confirmed and the lens is currently available for pre-order. Reviews of the same Samyang branded lens can be found here and here. Lens features, specifications and AF speed video […]

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First Rokinon autofocus (AF) lens to be available next month

A reader sent me this banner for the first Rokinon autofocus (AF) full frame lens that will be available in August: AF 50mm f/1.4 for Sony E-mount. The US price will be 699$. The Samyang version was announced back in May. The Samyang/Rokinon AF lenses have been in development for a while – I reported the first […]

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