Samyang’s AF 35mm f1.4 II Lens for Sony E offers exceptional image quality with edge-to-edge sharpness even at its maximum f1.4 aperture. Its fast and accurate AF system is driven by an advanced Linear STM motor, and the lens offers enhanced control with a Focus Hold Button and Custom Switch. This lens is impressively compact, lightweight and pairs perfectly with Sony full-frame mirrorless bodies.
Samyang AF 35mm f1.4 II Lens for Sony E FE Key Features:
- Designed for Sony’s full-frame mirrorless systems
- Hugely versatile and flexible 35mm focal range
- Offers exceptional image quality and sharpness
- Its max. F1.4 aperture is wide, bright and fast
- Enhanced control of depth of field and bokeh
- Fast, precise and quiet AF from a Linear STM
- Flexible short 29cm minimum focusing distance
- Professional Focus Hold Button and Custom Switch
- Impressively compact and lightweight design
- Improved modern, weather-sealed design
Expanded Samyang AF 35mm f1.4 II Lens for Sony E Key Features:
2nd Generation Quality
This second-generation version of the Samyang AF 35mm f1.4 II Lens for Sony E improves in all areas, enhancing image quality, overall sharpness and operability. The optical pathway is made up of 11 glass elements arranged into 9 distinct groups that together provide that edge-to-edge sharpness.
A new feature of this iteration is the use of 2 ASP aspherical elements that deliver stunning contrast and amazing resolution. This arrangement of lenses provides a versatile 35mm focal length that is suitable for a range of applications. Adding to the flexibility of this lens, it offers a minimum focus distance is just 29cm allowing you to capture unique perspectives in your shots.
In addition, this lens features Samyang's advanced coating technology that helps maintain that exceptional image clarity, even in adverse lighting conditions. And finally, this 2nd-gen lens features an improvement to its CCI, or Colour Contribution Index. This results in clearer, more accurate images.
Enhanced Aperture Control
This lens features a versatile aperture range from a minimum f16 all the way to its maximum f1.4. This wide, bright and fast maximum aperture allows for enhanced control and the easier capture of images in low light, especially when shooting handheld. Moreover, this aperture control allows for better management of depth of field. The 9-bladed circular aperture diaphragm also helps produce beautifully natural and smooth bokeh that benefits both photographic and video applications.
Auto Focus Performance
A defining characteristic of this lens series is its versatile AF capabilities. This Samyang AF 35mm f1.4 II Lens works together with Sony’s intelligent AF systems to provide impressive performance. Improving on its predecessor, this version of the lens offers faster, quieter and more precise AF and tracking that’s achieved via Samyang’s advanced Linear Stepping Motor (STM). Compared to the 1st version, the AF in this lens is optimised for both video and photography tracking the subject accurately and quickly with minimised vibration and noise.
This lens is designed to complement the aesthetic of the Sony E cameras they are intended for. They have a sleek, stylish and modern design that is packed with features that enhance its operation. The lens features a tactile aluminium focus ring as well as both a customisable Focus Hold Button and Custom Switch. The inclusion of these buttons increases operability, allowing you to customise the lens to best suit your workflow be it shooting stills or video. In addition to its operation improvements, this lens is also weather-sealed in 4 areas, protecting the lens from light rain, snow and dust.
What’s in the box?
- 1 x Samyang AF 35mm F1.4 II Sony FE
- 1 x Lens Caps
- 1 x Lens Hood
- 1 x Lens Pouch
Where is this lens manufactured?
The Samyang AF 35mm f1.4 II Lens for Sony E is manufactured in Korea.
What is the custom switch used for?
The Custom Switch can be set to allow adjustment of the aperture silently, by rotating the focus ring.
Will this work on a crop-sensor Sony camera?
As a Sony E-mount lens, this lens will work on an APS-C Sony E mirrorless camera but will produce an equivalent 50mm focal length.
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