Kipon shares new details of upcoming 12mm F2.8 lens for Fujifilm X-mount cameras
Kipon has shared new details about an upcoming 12mm F2.8 manual wide angle lens for APS-C camera systems.
The Ibegon 12mm F2.8 lens is being sold under the Kipon name, but its optical formula was designed by the German IB/E Optics. Its optical construction consists of 12 elements in nine groups and it features a seven-blade aperture diaphragm. It has a minimum focusing distance of 15cm (approximately 6in) and an aperture range between F2.8 and F22.
|Blurry MTF charts provided by Kipon.
Currently, the product page only mentions availability for Fujifilm X mount camera systems, but Kipon previously teased at CP+ 2014 that it would be available for MFT, Sony E and EOS M mounts as well. Kipon hasn't shared specific pricing information, but says it plans to ship the lens starting September 2019.
Kipon hasn't shared specific pricing information, but says it plans to ship the lens starting September 2019.
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