New Samyang Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE

New Samyang firmware updates released for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE lenses. See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount.

Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 Firmware V3

Version 3
Date 2022-05-04
Details – Improved aperture operation stability
– Improved video mode performance on Sony α7RⅡ
– Improved face detection performance on video mode on α9
– Reduced shutter lag which occurs under certain conditions when an external flash is equipped on Sony α6000

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Firmware V5

Version 5
Date 2022-05-02
Details – Fixed error of aperture in certain circumstances

Download New Samyang Firmware Updates for AF 35mm f/1.8 FE & AF 85mm F1.4 FE

 

List of the Rokinon Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount
Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama / Amazon
Rokinon AF 18mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama
Rokinon AF 24mm F2.8 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F2.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 45mm F1.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 50mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 85mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon

Samyang launches AF 35mm F1.4 FE II lens for Sony E-mount

Samyang, also known as Rokinon, has announced the AF 35mm F1.4 FE II, designed for use with Sony full-frame E-mount and Sony APS-C cameras.

The main two new features are the Focus Hold button which keeps the lens locked to a specific focus distance and the Custom Switch which can be used to allow silent adjustment of the aperture.

The Samyang AF 35mm F1.4 FE II joins the Samyang AF 50mm F1.4 FE II in the latest line-up of Samyang lenses that have had an update with the 50mm being announced in November 2021 and updating the original 50mm f/1.4 FE lens which launched over 5 years ago.

The Samyang AF 35mm F1.4 FE II price and release date weren’t revealed at the time of writing. (check for US pricing).

Continue reading “Samyang launches AF 35mm F1.4 FE II lens for Sony E-mount”

Leaked : Samyang AF 135mm f/1.8 FE Lens Specifications

Here are the leaked specifications of the Samyang AF 135mm f/1.8 FE Lens. A while ago Samyang teased a video that clearly show the new 135mm f/1.8 FE lens. Samyang at Instagram has just posted a teaser for the new FE 135mm f/1.8 AF lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras.

  • Optical design: 13 elements in 11 groups
  • Closest focusing distance: 0.7 m
  • Filter size: 82mm
  • Dimensions: 93.4 x 129.6 mm
  • Weight: 764 g

The official announcement should be in January 2022.

Samyang Launches AF 12mm f/2 E Lens For APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Samyang has introduced the 12mm f/2 E wide-angle prime lens for astrophotography. The Samyang AF 12mm f/2 E is an autofocus prime lens, specifically designed for APS-C sized sensors and gives APS-C Sony E-mount users an angle-of-view equivalent to an 18mm lens on 35mm full-frame format.

The new Samyang AF 12mm f/2 E lens will be available in the UK and Ireland from early June 2021, with a suggested retail price of (B&H) for $399.

See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount.

Samyang AF 12mm f/2 E APS-C Lens Specifications:

  • Aperture Range – f/2-f/22
  • Construction – 12 elements in 10 groups
  • Coating – UMC
  • Min Focus Distance – 0.19m
  • Diaphragm Blades – 7
  • Filter Size – 62.0
  • Mount – Sony E
  • Length – 59.2mm
  • Weight – 213g

Continue reading “Samyang Launches AF 12mm f/2 E Lens For APS-C Mirrorless Cameras”

Pre-Order : Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens, Price $499

The new Samyang/Rokinon AF 24mm f/1.8 FE lens is now available for pre-order at B&H.

The latest addition to their “Tiny Series” lens lineup and as the name suggests, it offers a 24mm field of view with a wide f/1.8 aperture. It weights only 230g and measures only 71mm from front to back, but this is an autofocus lens, not manual.

The  is constructed of 11 elements in 8 groups, including two aspherical elements, three high-refractive index lenses and two extra-low dispersion elements. The lens features a minimum focusing distance of 19cm (7.48″), uses a nine-blade aperture diaphragm, has an aperture range of F1.8 to F22 and is weathersealed.

Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens: $499 at B&H.

Rokinon AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens: $499 at B&H. Continue reading “Pre-Order : Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens, Price $499”

Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Astrophotography Lens for Sony E-mount

The new Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE for Sony full-frame E-mount cameras. The wide-angle prime lens has been specially optimized for astrophotography.

Weighing only 230g and measuring just 71mm in length, the Samyang 24mm F1.8 lens features a new function called “Custom Mode” which automatically move the focus directly to infinity, complete with an LED indicator.

The Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony is priced at £459.99 in the UK and will be available from early May. Preorders should be online soon at BHphoto.

See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount.

List of the Rokinon Lenses for Sony Full Frame E-Mount
Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama / Amazon
Rokinon AF 18mm F2.8 FE  Check Price Adorama
Rokinon AF 24mm F2.8 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F2.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 35mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 45mm F1.8 FE Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 50mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon
Rokinon AF 85mm F1.4 FE  Check Price AdoramaAmazon

Continue reading “Samyang AF 24mm f/1.8 FE Astrophotography Lens for Sony E-mount”

New Samyang 14mm T3.1 MK2 VDSLR Cine Lens

Samyang announces the addition of a wide 14mm focal length to its recently introduced VDSLR MK2 cine-lens series. Launched in August 2020, this new series is a compact and versatile cine lens range, enhanced with new features. The MK2 line-up now comprises 5 of the most-used focal lengths: 14mm (T3.1), 24mm (T1.5), 35mm (T1.5), 50mm (T1.5) and 85mm (T1.5). Fast T-stop values, renowned image quality and enhanced user-friendly features are available in 7 different camera mounts, with full-frame coverage.

Designed for videographers. The lens covers the full-frame, and is available in a number of lens mounts including Canon EF, EF-M, RF, Sony E, Micro Four Thirds, Fujifilm X-Mount, and Nikon F. Continue reading “New Samyang 14mm T3.1 MK2 VDSLR Cine Lens”

Samyang Unveils AF 35mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras

Samyang unveils the new AF 35mm f/1.8 FE full-frame, auto-focus lens for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras.

The lens is the latest in Samyang’s growing ‘Tiny Series,’ featuring a fast aperture in a compact, lightweight design.

The Samyang/Rokinon/Bowens 35mm F1.8 FE lens is available to purchase starting today for $399 (B&H). Continue reading “Samyang Unveils AF 35mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony E-mount Cameras”

Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 FE Lens to be Announced on September 14

The latest rumor suggests that the Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 FE Lens for Sony E-mount will be officially announced on Monday September 14, 2020 and it will cost 359€.

This Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 FE Lens will be the 6th member of Samyang’s “Tiny but Almighty” AF series lenses, which joins Samyang’s AF 18mm, 24mm, 35mm f/2.8, 45mm and 75mm f/1.8 models.

See all Samyang AF lenses for Sony E-mount

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Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lens for Canon EOS R System

Samyang unveils the new AF 85mm f/1.4 RF lens for Canon EOS R system. The lens can be preordered for $699 at Adorama.

The Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF lens is an autofocus short-telephoto (portrait) lens for Canon RF mount cameras. This lens delivers beautiful bokeh, outstanding image quality and fast, silent autofocusing.

Optically, the Samyang/Rokinon AF 85mm f/1.4 RF looks to be identical to the Sony FE version. There are 11 elements in 8 groups, including 1 Extra Low Dispersion (ED) element and 4 High Refractive Index (HRI) elements to cut down on chromatic aberration and allow for a smaller lens design, respectively, as well as the company’s Ultra Multi Coating (UMC) to eliminate ghosting and flare. Check out the full press text of the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lens for Canon EOS R System  Continue reading “Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF Lens for Canon EOS R System”