Offering an ultra-wide field of view, the Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF lens is also distinguished by its especially compact and lightweight design. The rectilinear wide-angle design is well-suited for landscape, architecture, and interior subjects, as well as being suitable for astrophotography applications. Its optical design includes a series of aspherical, high refractive index, and extra-low dispersion elements, which reduce a variety of aberrations in order to produce well-controlled, sharp, and clear imagery.
Features of the Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF lens – Sony FE Mount
- E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
- Three Aspherical and Two HR Elements
- Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
- Ultra Multi-Coating
- Linear STM AF Motor, MF Override
- 7-Blade Diaphragm
TINY BUT SUPER WIDE BREATHTAKINGLY LIGHTWEIGHT WITH SUPER WIDE ANGLE OF VIEW
Tiny but amazing in performance. The Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF lens is the first ultra-wide-angle lens from the Tiny series lineup. Its unbelievable lightweight (145g), super wide-angle of view (100˚), easily holdable in one hand, high performance and spectacular design make this lens perfect for mirrorless cameras and offer incomparable satisfaction to the users. A TINY, ULTRA-LIGHTWEIGHT LENS At 145g (excl. hood & cap), this is the most lightweight & compact lens in the current AF 18mm wide-angle segment. Without a heavy lens weighing you down, you can effortlessly photograph every precious moment.
A PRIME LENS WITH 8 SPECIALIZED ELEMENTS
A prime lens that contains 8 specialized elements out of 9 in total (3 aspherical, 2 high refractive, 3 low dispersion) means a high level of sharpness, with low chromatic aberration and minimal distortion, for excellent landscape pictures, indoor shots, travel photos, and astrophotography…all in high definition, with clear colours, allowing a beautiful finish to any photograph. EMPLOYS A
LINEAR STEPPING MOTOR
The Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF lens delivers fast & stable autofocusing by using a Linear Stepping Motor. The enhanced Samyang AF turns every moment into a work of art you can experience.
A WIDE-ANGLE LENS WITH DEPTH
With the full-frame 100˚ angle of view of the Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF lens, you can capture sweeping vistas in one magnificent shot. Its ability to demonstrate a broad depth and perspective enables every photographer to show off their creative side.
THE ULTIMATE TRAVEL COMPANION
With minimal size, a wide angle-of-view and amazing definition, travellers can capture every magical vacation moment. The Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF lens combines Samyang’s signature refinement and colour rendering, all in one lightweight lens, made for travel.
A MULTI-USE LENS FOR ANY OCCASION
Whether you want to capture nature’s magnificence with a gimbal for stabilized filming, or even a drone, the AF 18mm F2.8 FE is the perfect compact lens to fulfil all your photography needs.
Specifications of the Samyang 18mm F2.8 AF lens – Sony FE Mount
|Lens Mount||Sony FE|
|Lens Format Coverage||Full-Frame|
|Angle of View||100.1°|
|Minimum Focus Distance||9.84″ / 25 cm|
|Optical Design||9 Elements in 8 Groups|
|Filter Size||58 mm (Front)|
|Dimensions (ø x L)||2.5 x 2.38″ / 63.5 x 60.5 mm|
|Weight||5.11 oz / 145 g|