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Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95 Lens Officially Announced

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Zhongyi has announced the Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm f/0.95 super-fast standard lens designed for the Micro Four Thirds system cameras.

The Mitakon 25mm f/0.95 lens has a very small and lightweight body (only 230gr) and features a maximum aperture of F0.95, a barrel diameter of 60mm/2.4in and uses 11 elements arranged in 9 groups. The minimum aperture setting is F16 and the iris is constructed with 11 blades.

The MFT lens is manual focus only and has an aperture ring that has click-less stops for video users.

Mitakon 25mm f/0.95 lens will be compatible with Olympus and Panasonic Micro Four Thirds cameras and begin shipping in late October with a price tag of $399.  As a warning the lens doesn’t work with the Olympus E-PL6, E-PL5, E-PM2 and OMD-EM5 Mark 1. Details as follows.

Mitakon Speedmaster 25mm F/0.95 lens Announced for Micro Four Thirds Cameras


Zhongyi Mitakon 25mm F0.95 Lens Specifications

 Lens type Manual lens
 Max Format size  M43
 Focal length  25mm
 Lens mount   M43
 Maximum aperture  F0.95
 Minimum aperture  F16.0
 Aperture ring  Yes
 Diaphragm blades  11
 Elements  11
 Groups  9
 Minimum focus  0.25 m
 Distance scale  Yes
 Weight  230g
 Diameter  60mm
 Length  55mm
 Filter thread  43 mm


This new member in the Mitakon Speedmaster family is a ultra-fast prime lens which provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 50mm in the Micro Four Thirds system. A maximum aperture of f/0.95 makes it extremely convenient to shoot at a low light conditions without flash and . Most importnatly, this lens weigh merely 0.51 pounds and 2.5 inches long. The compact size and fast aperture make it an ideal companion of your camera for everyday shooting in a wide variety of conditions.

Despite the extreme light weight, the lens incorporates a 11 elements in 9 groups optical design, including 1pc of Extra-low disperson elements, 4 pcs of Extra-high Refractive Index elements and 2pcs of High Refractive index elements. This structure effectively controls the chromatic abberations and deliver excellent image sharpness even at f/0.95. The lens also features a 11 pieces of aperture blades to form a close-to-circle aperture for a creamy depth of field. Optimised lens coatings also help to suppress lens flare and ghosting.

Manual focus design and a click-less, silent aperture ring promote smooth handling and are especially well-suited to video applications. The lens is built in metallic enclosure with additional protective process and finest finishing, which gives extra durability and aesthetic.

For more information, please visit our official website, http://www.zyoptics.net/


Below camera is found unfit with our Mitakon 25mm f/0.95 lens. Please read carefully before purchase.

Olympus   E-PL6   E-PL5    E-PM2  EM5 (I)

EM5 (II) is fine to use