Tokina AT-X 14-20mm f/2 PRO DX Lens Announced for APS-c DSLRs

Tokina has announced the AT-X SD 14-20mm f/2 PRO IF PRO DX lens designed for APS-c sized sensor DSLR cameras.

The new AT-X 14-20mm f/2 PRO DX lens features 13 elements in 11 groups with high-precision, low-dispersion aspherical element. It has a focal range between 14-20mm corresponding to 21-30mm in 35mm format and maximum aperture of f/2 through out the focal range.

Tokina AT-X 14-20mm f/2 PRO DX lens will be available in Canon and Nikon mounts. The Japanese price is ¥120,000 to be released in February or March, 2016. The US price is yet to be announced (most likely $1,000 in US).

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Tokina Unveils AT-X SD 14-20mm f/2 PRO IF PRO DX

Focal length 14-20mm Brightness F2.0
format APS-C Minimum aperture F22
Lens constitution 11 group 13 sheets coating Multilayer coating
Angle of view 91.68 ° ~ 71.78 ° Filter Size 82mm
Minimum focusing distance 0.28m Macro maximum magnification 1: 8.36
Focus method Internal focus Aperture number of blades Nine
Greatest dimension 89.0mm Full length 106.0mm
Weight 735g Hood (included) BH-823

Tokina AT-X SD 14-20mm f/2 PRO IF PRO DX lens design

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Tokina AT-X SD 14-20mm f/2 PRO IF PRO DX lens MTF charts

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Sample Images (Nikon F-mount, Shoot by Nikon D5200):

Tokina AT-X 14-20mm f/2 PRO DX lens Sample Images

Tokina Press Release

AT-X14-20 F2 PRO DX

December 28, 2015

Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the new AT-X 14-20 F2 PRO DX.

Characteristics

The fast F2.0 Zoom lens of Tokina
Since the maximum aperture of F2.0 is given this lens, it’s possible to support the low sensitivity photography used ISO64 and ISO100 setting. The maximum aperture of F2.0 shows its power for the photography using the blur feeling and photography with the low brightness (In the room, In the night).

Adopt highly precise Plastic Aspherical lens
The 2nd lens group in this lens is adopted the plastic aspherical lens which improved surface accuracy, and is given antireflection coat. This lens is designed tough against ghost flare.

Arrange highly precise Glass molded Aspherical lens
2 pieces of super low dispersion glass molded aspherical lens is located in the back goup of the lens, and various aberration are corrected by these lenses.

Compact Body and Excellent Operability
Tokina’s exclusive One-touch Focus Clutch Mechanism allows the photographer to switch between AF/MF simply by sliding the focus ring, forward side for AF and back toward the camera for MF. This lens is designed as the fast aperture F2.0 in all focal range, but it is a compact body. This lens has a thread in the front frame, so it’s possible to attach filters of 82mm size.

The new Tokina AT-X 14-20 F2 PRO DX is an ultra-wide-angle zoom lens for the DX(APS-C) size, and has the maximum aperture of F2.0. In low brightness situation, use it demonstrates its preeminent power.

Specifications

  • Focus distance: 14 – 20 mm
  • Brightness: F2.0 Canon
  • Format : APS-C
  • Minimum aperture: F22
  • Lens configuration: 13 elements in 11 group
  • Coating: Multilayer film coating
  • Angle of view: 91.68° ~ 71.78°
  • Filter size: 82mm
  • Shortest Object Distance: 0.28m
  • Macro maximum magnification: 1:8.36
  • Focus method: Internal focus
  • Number of Aperture blades: 9
  • Maximum diameter: 89.0 mm
  • Full length: 106.0 mm
  • Weight: 725 g
  • Hood (Attached): BH-823
  • Above mentioned specifications are for a Nikon mount.Product Code
  • Nikon mount: 4961607634400
  • Canon mount: 4961607634417
  • BH-823 hood: 4961607711149