Just launched Samyang AF 12mm f2 Lens for Sony E
Product Code: 1776760

Samyang AF 12mm f2 Lens for Sony E

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Adding to the growing lineup of exceptional Samyang lenses is this, Samyang AF 12mm f2 Lens for Sony E. This super-compact and lightweight lens weighs in at just 213g and has been specially designed for Sony’s APS-C E-mount cameras such as the Sony A6600 and is perfect for travel photography. The 12mm focal length provides an equivalent 18mm focal length in full-frame format, and the lens is equipped with a wide, bright and fast maximum f2 aperture that allows for effective low-light shooting and enhanced control of depth-of-field. The incredible image quality that this lens can produce is thanks to its intricate and complex lens structure that is made up of 12 lens elements arranged into 10 groups. This includes the use of 5 special lenses; one H-ASP, one ASP and three ED lenses. Additionally, there’s a unique Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) that reduces surface reflections, flare & ghosting. This is an impressive little lens that confidently matches the quality of Sony’s APS-C E-mount cameras.

Samyang AF 12mm f2 Lens for Sony E Key Features:

  • Specifically designed for Sony’s APS-C E-mount cameras
  • Provides an 18mm focal length in 35 full-frame format
  • Super-compact and lightweight, ideal for travel photography
  • Offers a wide, bright and fast maximum f2 aperture
  • Allows for faster shutter speeds whilst in low-light conditions
  • A versatile close minimum focusing distance of just 19cm
  • An intricate lens structure made up of 12 elements in 10 groups
  • Incorporates 5 special lenses; one H-ASP, one ASP, and three ED
  • Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) reduce surface reflections, flare & ghosting
  • A newly developed STM (Stepping Motor) & larger focus-lens group
  • Impressively fast, accurate, smooth and new-silent autofocus
  • Compact and hugely portable at just 213g and 6cm in length
  • A durable and robust all-metal housing for long-lasting use
  • Weather-sealed designed with rear lens protection
  • An ergonomic micro pattern rubber ring

Expanded Samyang AF 12mm f2 Lens for Sony E Key Features:

Intricate Lens Structure

Samyang has continued its trend of complex and advanced lens structures, and with good reason; it results in incredible high-quality images from very affordable and accessible lenses. The structure of this lens is made up of twelve premium lens elements that are arranged into ten groups. Within the twelve elements, there are five special lenses: three Extra-Low Dispersion lenses (ED) and two Aspherical lenses (H-ASP & ASP), and together these elements heavily contribute to the overall image quality, significantly reduces the appearance of chromatic aberrations and lens distortions. In addition to this, Samyang has included a redesigned Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) to each element which reduces surface reflections and prevents lens flare and ghosting.

Made for Fast & Quiet AF

Complementing Sony’s autofocus systems, this lens can provide impressively fast and accurate autofocus that is also smooth and near-silent. This is thanks to the use of a redesigned STM (stepping motor) autofocus system that is able to more precisely and quietly drive the larger focus-lens group. This ultimately results in more accurate AF acquisition but also allows this lens to be used in a variety of situations, including in those where discretion is important.

Wide, Bright and Fast Aperture

The title says it all - This lens offers a wide, bright and fast maximum f2 aperture that allows for more control and efficient low-light shooting, as well as more effective use of faster shutter speeds. Aside from this, having such a wide aperture also makes for enhanced control of depth-of-field, allowing you to have effective control of subject background separation. Additionally, this lens is able to produce large, round and beautifully smooth bokeh that further increases the versatility of the lens.

What's in the box?

  • 1 x Samyang AF 12mm f2 Lens
  • 1 x Front Lens Cap
  • 1 x Rear Lens Cap
  • 1 x Lens Hood

FAQs:

Does this lens have autofocus?

This lens features a linear STM AF system that provides fast, precise and smooth AF performance.

What would I use this lens for?

Having such a wide angle of view and wide maximum aperture, this lens is suitable for the likes of astrophotography as well as landscape and architectural photography.

Is this lens weather-proof

This lens features reliable weatherproofing that protects from light rain and dust.

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Product Specification

Aperture blades 7
Lens mount Sony E
Camera Lens Type Wide-Angle Prime
Filter thread (mm) 62
Focal length (tele) 12
Focal length (wide) 12
Image stabilisation No
Lens elements 12
Lens groups 10
Max aperture - tele 2
Max aperture - wide 2
Minimum aperture 22
Minimum Focus Distance (m) 0.19
Size 70mm (D) x 59.2mm (L)
Weight (g) 213
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Product Code: 1776760-wex Manufacturers Part Number: F1220506103