And then there were eight: Samyang expands cinema lens lineup with a 20mm

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Samyang’s cinema lenses are designed for straightforward swaps and top quality — and now there’s yet one more focal size to select from.

Samyang’s professional-degree cinema lens line is filling out — on Monday, the corporate introduced the eighth lens within the collection, the XEEN 20mm T1.9.

Like the opposite seven lenses within the collection, the XEEN 20mm T1.9 is designed for top-finish video, notably for pairing with cameras hitting or exceeding that 4K decision. Samyang says that each one the lenses within the collection have declicked gear rings in the identical actual places — so swapping out lenses when utilizing video rigs with comply with focus isn’t a lot of a problem.

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The 20mm addition to the collection captures a ninety four.eight-diploma extremely-broad angle on a full body digital camera, however because the lens is designed to cowl a 24mm x 36mm space, it’s suitable with 5 totally different sensor sizes. On a Tremendous 35, the lens covers a seventy five.31-diploma angle however will adapt all the best way right down to a micro 4-thirds sensor with a narrower fifty six-diploma angle of view with a special mounting system. The XEEN lenses promote with variations for the suitable mounts, together with PL, Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E and micro 4 thirds.

The newest XEEN lens makes use of a vibrant T/1.5 aperture. That aperture is designed with eleven blades for clean, spherical background bokeh.

The lens additionally makes use of a metallic development. Samyang says the 114mm entrance, sturdiness, and declicked aperture make the lens a really perfect choice for top-finish movies.

The 20mm joins a 14mm, 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm, and 135mm, bringing the XEEN lens lineup complete to eight because the collection was first launched in 2015.

The newest XEEN 20mm T/1.9 will launch worldwide subsequent month. The really helpful retail worth is 2,200 euros, which interprets into roughly $2,353. Together with the totally different mounting choices, the lens can also be out there with a metric or imperial scale on the main target ring.

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