Pentax smc DA* 55mm F1.4 SDM

Announced Sep 22, 2008 •
Telephoto prime lens | Pentax KAF3
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Announced Sep 22, 2008
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The Pentax 55mm F1.4 SDM is a welcome rarity, a 'portrait' lens designed specifically for APS-C digital SLRs. The optics are excellent and the build quality admirable, but our enthusiasm for the lens is unfortunately tempered by its somewhat capricious autofocusing.

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Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 55 mm
Image stab. No (via camera body)
Lens mount Pentax KAF3
Max aperture F1.4
Min aperture F22.0
Min focus 0.45 m (17.72)
Max magnification 0.17×
Weight 375 g (0.83 lb)
Length 66 mm (2.6)

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