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Tokina Announces Fast, Wide-Angle Lens Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

31 December 2015

Tokina has announced a 14-20mm f2.0 wide-angle zoom in Canon and Nikon mounts designed for APS-C sensors. The equivalent crop factor for Nikon APS-C cameras is 21-30mm and 22-32mm for Canon cameras. That's a bit wider angle than the usual 18mm starting point of kit zoom lenses with an equivalent 27mm/29mm focal length.

With 13 elements in 11 groups, the 1.6 lb. zoom takes an 82mm filter. The compact body features a one-touch focus clutch mechanism to switch between manual and auto focus by sliding the focus ring.

The f.20 aperture, available at all focal length, is complemented by nine aperture blades. A plastic aspherical lens fights ghosting and flare. Two super low dispersion glass aspherical lenses correct "various aberrations," the company said.

Format APS-C
Focal Range 14 to 20mm
Aperture f2.0 to f22
f2.0 in all focal ranges
Construction 13 elements in 11 groups
Lens Coating Multilayer film coating
Angle of View 91.68° ~ 71.78°
Filter Size 82mm
Closest Focus 0.28m
Magnification 1:8.36
Focus Method Internal focus
Aperture Blades 9
Size 89mm diameter, 106mm length
Weight 725 grams

Adorama is now accepting pre-orders for both the Canon and Nikon mounts at $899. The Canon mount will ship on Feb. 5 while the Nikon mount will ship March 10, Adorama said.

For more information see the news release below.

Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the new AT-X 14-20 f2 Pro DX.


The fast f2.0 Zoom lens of Tokina

Since the maximum aperture of f2.0 is given this lens, it's possible to support the low sensitivity photography used ISO 64 and ISO 100 setting. The maximum aperture of f2.0 shows its power for the photography using the blur feeling and photography with the low brightness (in the room, in the night).

Adopt highly precise Plastic Aspherical lens

The second lens group in this lens is adopted the plastic aspherical lens which imProved surface accuracy and is given antireflection coat. This lens is designed tough against ghost flare.

Arrange highly precise Glass molded Aspherical lens

Two pieces of super low dispersion glass molded aspherical lens are located in the back goup of the lens and various aberrations are corrected by these lenses.

Compact Body and Excellent Operability

Tokina's exclusive One-touch Focus Clutch Mechanism allows the photographer to switch between AF/MF simply by sliding the focus ring, forward side for AF and back toward the camera for MF. This lens is designed as the fast aperture f2.0 in all focal range, but it is a compact body. This lens has a thread in the front frame, so it's possible to attach filters of 82mm size.

The new Tokina AT-X 14-20 f2 Pro DX is an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the DX(APS-C) size and has the maximum aperture of f2.0.

In low brightness situation, use it demonstrates its preeminent power.

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