The new Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro lens was announced at the CP+ Show in January. After the lens available on markets first reviews are now available for the ultra wide-angle zoom lens for APS-C sensor DSLR cameras.
The Digital-Picture.com and PhotographyBlog posted their reviews for the lens. See their conclusions below. The Tokina AT-X 12-28mm F4 Pro DX lens attached to a Canon EOS 7D and EOS 6oD in the reviews.
The Tokina AT-X 12-28mm F4 Pro DX APS-C is a wide-angle to standard length zoom lens with a maximum aperture of f/4.0. It provides a 35mm focal length equivalency of 19-45mm.
The Tokina 12-28mm lens also features the unique One-touch Focus Clutch Mechanism to switch between auto and manual focus simply by snapping the focus ring forward and back.
Tokina AT-X 12-28mm F4 Pro DX Lens Reviews
From The PhotographyBlog review :
In summary, the Tokina AT-X 12-28mm F4 Pro DX is a genuine alternative to the Canon and Nikon equivalents. It doesn’t offer such a refined handling experience, but the image and especially the build quality are excellent.
From The-Digital-Picture.com review :
Selecting one of the APS-C ultra-wide angle lenses is one of the most challenging decisions of any lens class. There are lots of options with no major standouts. As just mentioned, price is perhaps this lens’ biggest attraction. The Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro DX Lens gives you reasonable performance at a reasonable price.
Tokina 12-28mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro lens price is $599.00 and will soon be available for pre-order on camera stores.