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Full Specifications of Venus Optics Laowa Argus f/0.95 Lenses

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Venus Optics unveils new “Argus” lenses with f/0,95 aperture. These lenses are 25mm f/0,95 for MFT, 33mm f/0,95 for Fuji X, 35mm and 45mm f/0,95 for Sony E.

New f/0,95 Argus lenses are available in Sony E, Fuji X and MFT mounts.  The lenses will be available in Q2-Q3 and preorders should open soon. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H.

Here are the specifications for the new Argus lenses:

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 lens (Full Frame)

  • Focal length: 35mm
  • Format: full frame
  • Aperture: f/0.95 – f/16
  • Viewing angle: 63.4 °
  • Optical design: 14 lenses in 9 groups, including 1 aspherical, 1 ED, and 4 high refractive elements
  • Aperture: 15 blades
  • Minimum focusing distance: 50 cm
  • Maximum magnification: 0.1x
  • Filter thread diameter: 72 mm
  • Size: 76.8 x 103mm
  • Weight: 755g
  • Mounts: Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon RF
  • Price: RMB 6,000 (approx. $910)

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 33mm f/0.95 lens (APS-C)

  • Focal length: 33mm
  • Format: APS-C
  • Aperture range: f/0.95 – f/16
  • Viewing angle: 46.2°
  • Optical design: 14 elements in 9 groups, including 1 aspherical, 1 ED, and 3 high refractive elements
  • Aperture: 9 blades
  • Minimum focusing distance: 35 cm
  • Maximum magnification: 0.125x
  • Filter thread diameter: 62 mm
  • Size: 71.5 x 83mm
  • Weight: 590g
  • Mounts: Sony E, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z, Canon EF-M
  • Price: RMB 3,500 (approx. $530).

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 25mm f/0.95 lens (MFT):

  • Focal length: 25mm
  • Format: Micro Four Thirds
  • Aperture range: f / 0.95 … f / 16
  • Viewing angle: 46.7 °
  • Optical design: 14 elements in 8 groups including 1 aspherical, 1 ED and 3 high refractive index
  • Aperture: 9 blades
  • Minimum focusing distance: 25cm
  • Maximum magnification: 0.17x
  • Filter thread diameter: Ø62 mm
  • Size: Ø71 x 86mm
  • Weight: 570g
  • Price – 3500 RMB (approx. $ 530)

Venus Optics Laowa Argus 45mm f/0,95 Lens

  • Viewing Angle: 51.3°
  • Optics 14 lenses in 9 groups, 1 aspherical, 1 ED, and 4 high refractive elements
  • Aperture: 15 blades
  • Minimum focusing distance: 50cm
  • Magnification: 0.12x
  • Filter thread diameter: 72mm
  • Size: 76.8x110mm
  • Weight: 850g
  • Price: 6,000 RMB (around $900)

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