Cosina has announced the release date and price of the Voigtländer Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The new Voigtländer Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 lens will be available in August, 2013 and will have a price of 123,900 yen which is around $1,270.
Voigtländer Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 is a ultra-fast short telephoto “portrait” lens is for Micro Four Thirds cameras only. The lens will provide an 85mm f/1.9 35mm equivalent on full frame in terms of angle of view, depth of field control, and background blur. It has a 10-bladed diaphragm, and features manual focus and aperture operation – the latter can be made clickless for movie recording.
Voigtlander Nokton 42.5mm f/0.95 Specifications
|Lens type||Prime lens|
|Max Format size||FourThirds|
|Focal length||43 mm|
|Lens mount||Micro Four Thirds|
|Number of diaphragm blades||10|
|Aperture notes||Stepless aperture ring|
|Minimum focus||0.23 m (9.06″)|
|Full time manual||N/A|
|Diameter||64 mm (2.53″)|
|Length||75 mm (2.94″)|
|Filter thread||58 mm|