Voigtlander 21mm f/1.4 E-mount Lens Officially Announced

The new Voigtlander Nokton 21mm f/1.4 Aspherical Lens for Sony E-mount is now officially announced. The Japanese suggested retail price is ¥165,000 (excluding tax). The US pricing is not announced yet. And it is scheduled to be released in June 2019.

Main specifications:

Main features:

● Sony E mount corresponding
by e-contact equipped, usage of the lens will be reflected in the Exif information of the shooting data. Further, corresponding to the 5 Jikute blur correction camera body The internal distance encoder. It is also possible, such as enlarged display of the finder by the operation of the focus ring.

● optimized optical design
together to ensure the image circle of the full-size, it adopted an optimized optical design to Sony E mount sensor. Maintaining a high resolution to the periphery of the screen, it has also been suppressed phenomena such as fog color.

● reliable focusing capable manual focus
and total metallic helicoid units that are processed and adjusted with high precision, by employing high-quality greases to produce an appropriate torque, achieve focusing smooth operation feeling. It has to allow the subtle focus adjustment.

● shortest photographing distance 25cm
Minimum object distance from the object to the imaging surface is 25 cm. And ultra-wide-angle lens characteristic of intense perspective, you can drawing that highlights the shallowness of focus.

● diaphragm click switching mechanism
without generating click sound, mounting aperture switching mechanism capable of opening and closing the aperture ring stepless. There is no worry about picking up the operation sound of the aperture ring at the time of video recording.

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