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Zeiss OTUS 55mm F/1.4 Apo Distagon Lens Specs, Features

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Zeiss Distagon T*55mm f/1.4 lens unveiled as the name cleared to be the Otus 1.4/55. The new Zeiss Apo Distagon 55mm f/1.4 lens is designed for modern SLR cameras with high-resolution sensors. The high-end, manual focusing Zeiss Apo-Distagon 55mm f/1.4 is now part of the “Otus” line-up.

Zeiss Apo Distagon 55mm f/1.4 lens made of special glass with anomalous partial dispersion featuring 12 lens elements in 10 groups with aspheric surface. According to Zeiss, the Otus 1.4/55 is the absolute best lens in the world today. It also offers the uncompromising quality of medium format systems.

Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 standard lens provides perfect optical correction eliminates nearly all possible flaws, from color fringes and distortion to chromatic aberrations. With the highest contrast performance over the entire image field, even at an aperture of f/1.4, the new Zeiss Apo Distagon 55mm f/1.4 offers the spectacular medium format look when working with a modern SLR camera.

Zeiss Apo Distagon 55mm f/1.4 “Otus” Lens


Zeiss Apo Distagon Otus 55mm f/1.4 Lens Price

The lens is specially designed for high resolution, full frame DSLR cameras and will be available for Canon and Nikon mounts. The price for the Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 lens is apparently $4,000. Zeiss Apo Distagon Otus 1.4/55 is one of the best 50mm prime lens and will be in stock on November 11, 2013.

Pre-order Zeiss OTUS 55mm F/1.4
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 ZE (Canon Mount) $3,990.00 Amazon | Adorama | ebay
Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 ZF2 (Nikon Mount) $3,990.00 Amazon | Adorama | ebay

Zeiss Apo Distagon Otus 55mm f/1.4 Lens Specs

Focal length 55 mm
Aperture range f/1.4 – f/16
Focusing range 0,5 m (19.68 ″) – ∞
Number of elements/groups 12/10
Angular field, diag./horiz./vert. 43,7° / 36,7° / 24,9°
Coverage at close range 246 x 163 mm (9.69 x 6.42″)
Filter thread M77 x 0.75
Dimensions (with caps) ZF.2: 141 mm (5.55 ″)
ZE: 144 mm (5.66″)
Diameter of focusing ring ZF.2: 83 mm (3.27″)
ZE: 83 mm (3.27″)
Weight ZF.2: 970 g (2.22 lbs)
ZE: 1030 g (2.43 lbs)
Camera mounts F Mount (ZF.2)
EF Mount (ZE)