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Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Sony E (NEX) Mount Cameras

You Pay: $399.00
Product Highlights
  • Sony E (NEX) Mount Lens
  • For APS-C Format Mirrorless Cameras
  • Aperture Range: f/2.0-22
  • 24mm Equivalency in 35mm Format
  • Two Aspherical Lens Elements
  • One Extra-low Dispersion Element
  • UMC Lens Coating
  • Manual Focus

The 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Sony E (NEX) Mount Cameras from Samyang is a manual focus wide-angle prime lens compatible with APS-C format mirrorless digital cameras. It provides an 83.1° angle of view which translates into a 35mm format equivalency of 24mm. A fast maximum aperture of f/2.0 is effective in low light shooting and provides shallow depth of field. With two aspherical lens elements and one extra-low dispersion element, chromatic aberrations are minimized and sharp, color-accurate images are the result. UMC lens coating facilitates even light transmission and reduces ghosting and flares.

Wide angle focal length equivalent to 24mm in the 35mm format
Fast f/2.0 maximum aperture for effective low light shooting and shallow depth of field
Aspherical and Extra-low Dispersion lens elements reduce aberrations
UMC lens coating allows even light transmission and minimizes ghosting and flares
Performance
Focal Length 16mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 24 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/2
Minimum: f/22
Camera Mount Type Sony (E Mount for NEX)
Format Compatibility Sony NEX (APS-C)
Angle of View 83.1°
Tilt/Shift None
Minimum Focus Distance 7.87" (20 cm)
Elements/Groups 13/11
Diaphragm Blades Not Specified By Manufacturer
Features
Image Stabilization No
Autofocus No
Tripod Collar No
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature Not Specified By Manufacturer
Physical
Filter Thread Front:77 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.39 x 4.54" (86 x 115.4 mm)
Weight 1.35 lb (613 g)
Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Sony E (NEX) Mount Cameras
  • Front Lens Cap
  • Rear Lens Cap
  • Lens Hood
  • Pouch
  • Limited 1-year Warranty
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    Samyang16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Sony E (NEX) Mount Cameras
     
    5.0

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    5.0

    Great Low Light Lens

    By Video Pro

    from Nottingham, MD

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Consistent Output
    • Durable
    • Easily Interchangeable
    • Nice Bokeh
    • Rugged
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Indoors/Low Light
      • Video
      • Weddings/Events

      Comments about Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS Lens for Sony E (NEX) Mount Cameras:

      I bought this lens as soon as it became available hoping I could check it off from my my low light, wide angle wish list. I can now say it has fulfilled my expections and is now off that list. It stays sharp throughout the entire viewing area, even at its widest aperture of 2.0. You have to manually set aperture and focus, no problem if you are filming with somewhat constant distance to your subject and under similar ighting conditions. I use it with my new Sony VG-30 camcorder, comes with Sony E-Mount, fits perfectly, no need for adapters. I stays on my camcorder all the time for steadicam shots, looks fantastic and not at all like fisheye. For normal lighting changes during shot, you can use combination of auto gain/auto shutter on camcorder to compensate for manual iris ring on lens. Average weight, professional build, really nice lens for the money.

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