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Samyang XP 35mm f/1.2 announced

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Samyang announce XP 35mm f/1.2 lens

Fast manual focus lens with EF mount

The latest lens in Samyang’s XP series has been announced.

The XP 35mm f/1.2 is initially offered with the EF mount.

Update: The XP 35mm F1.2  for Canon EF mount will be available from  US dealers in January 2019 with an MSRP of $999.00.

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Samyang’s latest XP lens

Samyang have announced the XP 35mm f/1.2 lens with EF mount. The fourth in Samyang’s manual focus XP range (see Keith’s XP14mm f/2.4 review), their highest quality lenses.


The lens includes a solid lens hood.



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Model name XP 35mm F1.2
Aperture range F1.2 to F16
Lens optical construction 12 Elements in 10 Groups
Special lens ASP 2, HR 3, ED 1
Coating UMC
Minimum focusing distance 0.34 m (1.115 ft)
Maximum magnification ratio 0.17
Filter size 86.0 mm
Number of blades 9
Mount Canon EF
Angle of view Full Frame 64.5˚
ASP-C 44.4˚
Maximum diameter 93.0 mm
Length 117.4 mm
Weight 1,106 g
 MTF charts

Samyang XP 35mm f1.2 MTF charts

Lens design

Samyang-XP-35mm f1.2 lens-design

The manual focus lens has electronic communication with the camera, so will work the camera’s AF confirm indicators (and provide lens data for EXIF).

ef mount

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