Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 Lens for Canon RF mount Announced, Priced $699, Available for Pre-Order

Samyang has just officially announced the new Rokinon AF 85mm F1.4 lens for Canon’s full-frame mirrorless system. The lens is constructed of 11 elements in 8 groups, including one Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) element and four High Refractive Index (HRI) elements to help minimize chromatic aberration.

This new lens costs $699, first available for pre-order at Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 85 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Canon RF
Aperture
Maximum aperture F1.4
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 11
Groups 8
Special elements / coatings 1 ED + 4 HRI elements, Ultra Multi Coating
Focus
Minimum focus 0.90 m (35.43)
Maximum magnification 0.11×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Linear Motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 584 g (1.29 lb)
Diameter 88 mm (3.46)
Length 98 mm (3.86)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 77 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

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