Samyang AF 18 mm f / 2.8 FE is a bright full-frame lens designed for Sony mirrorless cameras with FE mount. It offers autofocus and is quite reasonably priced.
It is not easy to find cheap lenses for the Sony E system, let alone full-frame FE. That is why every premiere from independent producers enjoys. The full-frame Samyang AF 18 mm f / 2.8 FE is one of those premieres and will please both photographers and filmmakers.
Sony FE wide angle lens
The Samyang AF 18 mm f / 2.8 FE offers interesting parameters, because the wide focal length in combination with a bright aperture, and it's not a manual lens, because it offers autofocus. This is especially important for photographers, but also filmmakers are increasingly using the AF system, especially vloggers.Its optical path consists of 9 elements in 8 groups . 8 special lenses (3 ASP lenses, 2 HR lenses, 3 ED lenses) provide excellent results in terms of sharpness, chromatic aberration and optical distortion. The AF system works based on the STM engine which offers smooth and quick focusing. The lens belongs to the Tiny Series. It currently includes the AF 24 mm 2.8 FE, AF 35 mm 2.8 FE and AF 45 mm 1.8 FE models. This series is characterized by glasses with good optics, but also small dimensions. This model weighs only 145 grams and is very compact in size.
Samyang AF 18 mm f / 2.8 FE – price and availability
The new Samyang lens will hit the Polish market at the turn of October and November this year. Its price is quite reasonable for a full-frame glass for Sony – it was priced at PLN 1799 . May there be more good and relatively cheap lenses from third parties.