Voigtlander 35mm f/1.4 FE lens for Sony E-mount officially announced

Voigtlander 35mm f/1.4 FE lens for Sony E-mount officially announced

Cosina Japan officially announced the Voigtlander Nokton Classic 35mm f/1.4 FE Lens for Sony E-mount users. According to the translated webpage, the lens is scheduled to ship in February of 2018, at a price of ¥ 85,000, or approximately $750 USD.

Shipping is scheduled to start in February 2018. You can see the official sample images at Cosina Japan.

Lens Features:

  • With Sony E mount compatible electronic contact, lens usage status is reflected in Exif information of shooting data. In addition, because it incorporates a distance encoder, it supports 5-axis camera shake correction on the camera body side. You can also enlarge the display by operating the focus ring.
  • Symmetrical Lens Construction Reconstructed with the latest optical technology while adopting a traditional symmetrical lens configuration to obtain a unique and beautiful depiction. By adopting ultrahigh refraction glass, we have realized a large aperture with compact size.
  • Optimized optical design In addition to securing full-size image circle, it adopts optical design optimized for Sony E mount sensor. You can enjoy soft delicate descriptions reminiscent of classic lenses with stable image quality.
  • Manual Focus capable of reliable focusing the total metal helicoid unit processed and adjusted with high precision and the high-quality grease that produces moderate torque realize smooth operation feeling. It enables delicate focus adjustment.

Lens Specs:

Focal length35 mm
Aperture ratio1: 1.4
Minimum apertureF 16
Lens configuration6 groups 8 pieces
Angle of view63 °
Number of diaphragm blades10 sheets
Shortest shooting distance0.3 m
Maximum shooting magnification1: 6.3
Maximum diameter × total lengthφ 67 × 39.6 mm
Filter sizeφ 58 mm
weight262 g
Lens hoodAttached
Electronic contactThere
Focus magnification functionCorrespondence
Exif information:Correspondence
Lens correction selectionPossible
5-axis body internal hand shakeCorrespondence (limited to body with 5 axes)

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