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Samyang Confirms AF 24mm f2.8 FE Prime Share This on LinkedIn   Share This on Google   Tweet This   Forward This

11 June 2018

Samyang has announced its AF 24mm F2.8 FE, a new full-frame Sony E-mount lens, with an improved autofocus system that provides quieter and more accurate autofocus performance. It will be sold under the Rokinon brand name in the U.S.


Highlights of the 24mm prime lens include:

  • E-Mount lens
  • Aperture range from f2.8 to f22
  • Two HR and three aspherical elements
  • Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Aufocus with manual override
  • Seven-Blade Diaphragm


Specifications for the new lens include:

Mount Sony E-mount
Focal Length 24mm
Aperture f2.8 to f22
7 diaphragm blades
Angle of View 82.1° for 35mm
60.0° for APS-C
Minimum Focus 0.79 ft.
Magnification 0.13x
Optical Design 7 elements in 7 groups
Two HR and three aspherical elements
Ultra Multi-Coating
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization No
Filter Thread 49mm
Dimensions 2.43 x 1.45 inches
Weight 4.20 oz.


The 24mm is expected to be available this summer for $400. Adorama and B&H are both accepting pre-orders.

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