Samyang has released a new 85mm F1 lens.4 AF for Canon SLR cameras

Samyang Announces New 85mm F1 AF Lens.4 AF for Canon EF mount. Smooth focusing and superb bokeh effect with detailed resolution in the center of the frame. High image quality is achieved by using the latest Samyang technology in lens design. The lens is lightweight at just 485 g, for maximum portability and ease of use.

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The optical design consists of 9 lens elements in 7 groups, including one hybrid aspherical element. All elements are made of high quality optical glass with Ultra Multi Coating, which enhances optical transmission by effectively suppressing flare. The lens aperture has nine blades and is adjustable from f/1.4 to f/16. 77 mm filter installation is also supported

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The autofocus system uses a linear supersonic LSM motor which provides fast, accurate and silent autofocus. The minimum focusing distance is 0.9 m. The lens is also designed with o-rings to keep out moisture and dust, enabling photography in adverse weather conditions. The lens mount is made of chromium-plated metal and has gold-plated contacts for improved signal conductivity.

Price and availability

Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF will be available in July 2018 for $800

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Technical Specifications

Focal length85mm
BayonetCanon EF

Number of blades: 7

Adjustment range: from f/1.4 to f/16


9 elements in 7 groups

1 hybrid aspherical element

UMC coating

Maximum AF. zoomx 0,11
Light Filter Diameter77 mm
Viewing angle

28,4o for Full frame

19o for APS-C

Diameter x length88×72 mm

Without lens hood and cap: 485 gr

total: 500 g

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