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Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 announced

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Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 lens announced

Canon EF mount autofocus lens


Samyang have announced a new autofocus 85mm f/1.4 lens for Canon AF mount.

  • Image Sensor size: Full frame 35mm
  • Focal length: 85mm
  • Maximum aperture: F/1.4
  • Filter Diameter: 77mm
  • Minimum focus distance: 0.9m
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 9 (rounded)
  • Lens construction: 9 elements in 7 groups (1 Hybrid Aspherical) Ultra-Multi-Coating
  • Dimensions (max): 88mm Dia x 72mm L

Available in July for £600 (inc. VAT at 20%)

Samyang info

Samyang 85 f1.4 Canon EF mount

Lightweight autofocus 85mm f/1.4 lens from Samyang

Release info

The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF is a Full Frame Canon EF Mount short telephoto lens with fast aperture and autofocus for Canon DSLR photographers. It sets new standards for portrait lenses, thanks to its compact size and light weight construction. This lens inherits the renowned image quality of Samyang’s other fast aperture lenses and additionally delivers quiet, fast and accurate autofocus, thanks to the upgraded dual LSM motor.

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The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF weighs 485g and measures just 72mm long (without lens hood or rear cap). It has been designed with 9 optical elements in 7 groups and delivers high resolution from centre to corners of the image. Ultra Multi Coating effectively eliminates ghosting and flare, whilst Hybrid aspherical glass and Samyang’s advanced lens technologies further improve resolution. This lens produces beautiful Bokeh and high quality images, it also incorporates weather-sealing to protect internal components from harsh environments.

85mm side view

 

The compact and lightweight design offers the portability and comfort needed for relaxed studio or location shoots. This lens is the ideal choice for photographers who want to capture every feature in high-resolution. The Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF features both fast and silent Auto Focus, with a minimum focusing distance of 90cm. It is ideal for all kinds of portraiture, weddings and low-light event photography.

85mm mount

Lens specs

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 EF lens specifications:

Model name AF 85mm F1.4 EF
Aperture range F1.4 ~ 16
Lens optical Construction 9 ELEMENTS IN 7 GROUPS
Special lens Hybrid ASP 1
Coating UMC
Minimum focusing distance 0.90m (2.95ft)
Maximum magnification ratio x 0.11
Filter size Φ77.0mm
Number of blades 9
Mount Canon EF
Angle of view 35mm 28.4˚
ASP-C 19.0˚
Maximum diameter Φ88.0mm
Length 72.0mm
Weight without lens cap, hood 485g
Weight 570g
Internal design

Samyang-AF-85mm-f1.4-EF-lens-design

MTF charts

MTF chart sy 85/1.4

UK Info from Intro2020

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