ZEISS Batis 2.8/135 APO [ $1,999.00 ] is officially announced...

Started Apr 5, 2017 | Discussions thread
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Re: ok but why so big?

landshark wrote:

nandbytes wrote:

minolta AF 135mm f/2.8 with built in hood

365g, 83mm, 55mm filter

Batis 135mm f/2.8

614g, 133mm, 67mm filter (without hood)

I suppose it has OSS but still...

Because it is a mirrorless lens

More likely because it contains lots of glass to achieve the apochromatic corrections? Weight is only 50% more than the 85mm Batis. I applaud Zeiss for keeping the filter diameter consistent!

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