Rokinon Adds an AF 18mm f/2.8 to Sony E-Mount Lineup


Rokinon has announced the new, super-wide AF 18mm f/2.8 FE Lens to its collection for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. Exceptionally lightweight with an ultra-compact form factor, this lens allows you to capture an impressive amount of space while taking up almost none in your bag.

Rokinon AF 18mm f/2.8 FE Lens for Sony E

The 18mm focal length (27mm when used on APS-C bodies) is ideal for rendering landscapes and architecture, while its f/2.8 maximum aperture provides flexibility for low-light scenarios. Nine lens elements arranged in eight groups, including three aspherical, two high refractive index, and three extra low dispersion elements cut back on chromatic aberrations and keep image capture sharp. Additionally, an Ultra Multi-coating reduces ghosting and flare.

Focusing benefits from a Stepless Motor (STM) for quick and quiet autofocusing in conjunction with Sony’s internal systems. A minimum focusing distance of 9.8" (24.9cm) and acceptance of 58mm filters provide flexibility for creative work. Weighing only 5.12 oz and measuring just under 2" in length, this lens is as portable as they come, making it a great addition to everyday carry.

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