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Third-party lens manufacturer Samyang has discreetly announced its new XP 35mm F1.2 manual focus lens for Canon EF mount cameras.
The XP 35mm F1.2 lens joins Samyang’s XP 14mm F2.4, XP 50mm F1.2 and XP 85mm F1.2 lenses to round out its ‘XPert’ lens lineup.
Samyang claims it’s built with 50 megapixel photos and 8K video in mind. It’s constructed of 12 elements in 10 groups and includes one extra-low dispersion, two aspherical and three high refractive elements.
The lens offers an aperture range of F1.2 to F16 and features a nine-blade aperture diaphragm. The front filter thread measures in at 86mm and the minimum focusing distance is 0.34m/1.115ft. The lens weighs 1,106g/2.2lbs.
The Samyang XP 35mm F1.2 lens for Canon EF mount lens is set to ship in January 2019 with a suggested retail price of $999 USD.