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Rumors : Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Full Frame E-mount Lens Coming on March 15

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According to recent rumors, the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens for Sony full frame E-mount cameras to be announced on March 15. The new lens will be produced in the Krasnogorsky plant by Shvabe Holding.

Even the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 lens will be designed for Sony E-mount system, other mounts could follow. So there is a possibility that we might see this fast prime optic on Canon EOS R and Nikon Z models.

The lens will be a manual focus full-frame glass and will be announced on March 15th, 2019. Here is what we know so far about the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Full Frame E-mount Lens:

Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Full Frame E-mount Lens

  • Mount: Sony E (other mounts could follow)
  • first E-mount lens designed by KMZ
  • 9 elements in 8 groups
  • The angle of view in full frame is 46°
  • Minimum focusing distance: 70cm
  • Filter diameter: 72mm
  • Multi-layer coating
  • Weight: 900 g
  • 14 aperture diaphragms
  • focus ring
  • Double row of L-shaped aperture blades
  • The lens has been in development since 2015
  • The price is rumored to be around $500
  • Tentative availability date: end of 2016

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Via: PhotoRumors

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