Photokina: ZEISS Announces Batis 2/40 CF 40mm Prime


ZEISS bolsters its Batis range, aimed at full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras


Photokina: ZEISS Announces Batis 2/40 CF 40mm Prime

From left to right: Batis 18mm, 25mm, 40mm, 85mm and 135mm.


Premium lens manufacturer ZEISS has added to its Batis range – optics developed specifically for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The Batis 2/40 CF has a fixed 40mm focal length and a minimum aperture of f/2. ZEISS has highlighted the CF (close focus) lens’ impressive short minimum focus distance of 24cm and the optic boasts a magnification ratio of 1.3.3 too.

The floating lens design should help to produce quality imagery throughout the focus range and the company’s legendary ZEISS T* anti-reflective coating will reduce ghosting and flare. Finally, you can expect ZEISS' quiet and precise AF, and a premium build quality that should effortlessly repel dust and moisture. We’ve yet to see the product in the flesh, but units are due to ship in the near future (Novemer 2018).


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