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Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Lens Officially Announced

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Tokina officially announced the new AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens (Aspherical, IF, APS-C) in Japan. The wide-angle zoom lens was one of the two prototypes displayed at Photokina 2014 show.

The new Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Lens is designed for DSLR cameras with APS-C sized sensors and will replace the Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 DX lens.

The new lens will be available in Nikon and Canon mounts and start shipping in February 2015. The Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens price in Japan will be ¥100,000 (around $800).

Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX lens Announced, Price Around $800


Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Lens Features

Compatible with Nikon DX-format DSLRs, this wide-angle zoom provides a 16.5-30mm equivalent focal length and features a constant f/2.8 maximum aperture for consistent low-light performance throughout the zoom range.
One P-MO aspherical element in the front group pairs with a glass-molded aspherical element in the rear group to minimize distortions and correct aberrations. Additionally, three SD ultra-low dispersion elements are also incorporated within the lens design to further reduce chromatic aberrations for greater color accuracy and clarity.
Multi-layer lens coatings reduce lens flare and ghosting for greater contrast and maintained color fidelity.
A one-touch focus clutch mechanism permits seamless switching between autofocus and manual focusing positions, and the focusing ring features a moderate amount of torque for more fine-tuned control over the focusing position.
An internal focusing mechanism maintains the overall lens form factor during operation.
A nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth out-of-focus quality, which benefits the use of shallow depth of field techniques.

Tokina AT-X 11-20mm f/2.8 PRO DX Lens Specifications

Focal distance 11-20mm Brightness F2.8
Format APS-C Minimum aperture F22
Lens constitution 12 group 14 sheets Coating Multilayer coating
Angle of view 104.34 ° ~ 72.42 ° Filter Size 82mm
Shortest shooting distance 0.28m Macro maximum magnification 1: 8.62
Focus method Internal focus Aperture number of blades Nine
Greatest dimension 89.0mm Full length 92.0mm
Weight 560g Food (included) BH-821