The addition of Samyang/Rokinon to the L-Mount Alliance should significantly increase the number of lens options available to L-mount users.
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This second-generation lens is smaller than its predecessor and uses a stepping motor, compared to the linear ultrasonic motors used in Samyang's first-generation 85mm F1.4 AF lens.
lens newsJan 3, 2022
Samyang managed to sneak an unreleased lens into its New Year's celebration post shared to Instagram.
Samyang's new 24-70mm F2.8 AF parfocal lens is available to purchase for ~$900, but only in Thailand (for now)
Oct 14, 2021
The lens isn't yet on Samyang's website, but Thai retailer Shopee reveals the details of the lens, which is currently available to order for what amounts to roughly $900.
SponsoredOct 12, 2021
Desy Cheng takes a closer look at Rokinon's compact, autofocus 35mm F1.8 for Sony E-Mount.
The AF 24mm F1.8 FE is one of Rokinon's latest lenses for Sony full-frame cameras (you may also find it under the Samyang brand name as well). We've put it to the test across Washington state, so check out our sample gallery to find out what it's made of at apertures wide and small.
lens newsApr 23, 2021
Samyang touts the new autofocus lens as a fast 'astrophotography-centric' prime.
The AF 24mm F1.8 lens features a unique ‘Astrophotography Mode’ that helps to lock focus at infinity for night sky photographs
lens newsApr 4, 2021
The two lenses will be released by the end of the month, according to the teaser, which shows the silhouette of a full-frame and a APS-C lens.
The new RF mount versions join the Canon EF, Canon M, Fuji X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon F and Sony E mount versions, which were released in 2020.
Aside from the RF mount, the lens is identical to its Sony FE predecessor and is expected to retail for $800 when it starts shipping in June.
lens newsApr 20, 2020
The 75mm F1.8 autofocus lens from Samyang/Rokinon is compact, lightweight and has a fun little trick up its sleeve.
These two lenses bring the total number of XEEN CF lenses to five when you include the previously-announced 24mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5 lenses.
lens newsOct 25, 2019
The lens marks the first third-party autofocus lens for Canon's RF lens mount. Pricing remains a mystery, but the lens is set to be available around the world in November 2019.
The ‘ultra-compact’ lens weighs just 145g (5.1oz) and has autofocus to boot, all for $399.
lens newsMay 13, 2019
Rokinon's new 45mm F1.8 autofocus lens is the latest in its 'Tiny Series' lineup.
Samyang has announced a new trio of lenses that include an 85mm F1.4 lens for Nikon F-mount systems in addition to a 14mm F2.8 and 85mm F1.4 manual focus lenses for Nikon Z-mount camera systems.
lens newsNov 28, 2018
Lens manufacturer Samyang has announced the impending release of the fourth lens in its 'Xpert' lineup, a 35mm F1.2 lens for Canon EF mount cameras.
Samyang, also known as Rokinon in select markets, has announced a 85mm F1.8 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. It's set for a September 2018 release date at an MSRP of $399.
Previously available for Canon shooters, Rokinon's ultra-wide 14mm F2.8 with autofocus will be available this fall for Nikon.
Samyang has launched its latest lens, the Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 EF. This telephoto prime is a direct competitor to Canon's $1,600 alternative—and considering it's expected to retail for half the price, it looks like quite the bargain.
One week after it was first seen in leaked images, Samyang—also known as Rokinon in the US—has unveiled a ‘tiny but wide’ 24mm F2.8 lens for full-frame Sony cameras.
When it was announced in 2016, the Rokinon AF 14mm F2.8 FE was among the first full-frame autofocus lenses for Sony's a7-series mirrorless cameras. We wanted to see how this affordable wideangle prime performs on Sony's latest a7R III.
The Rokinon AF 35mm F2.8 FE is a budget-friendly option for users of Sony's a7-series that are looking to get into the 35mm focal length.
Meet Samyang's first autofocus lens for Canon EF-Mount: the AF 14mm F2.8 EF. At just 700 Euro (~$840 USD), this new third-party offering gives Canon shooters a much more affordable option to Canon's own $2,100 14mm F2.8L II IS USM.
Two high-resolution leaked product images show that Samyang/Rokinon is preparing to release its first ever autofocus lens for Canon EF mount: the AF 14mm F2.8 EF.
If you're on a budget and want a Sony FE 35mm F1.4 lens with autofocus, this new Rokinon lens may do the trick – though it's not without some compromises.
If you're on a budget and want a Sony FE 50mm F1.4 lens that'll autofocus, this one is worth consideration. But as is usually the case, you get what you pay for.
NatureTTL's Matthew Saville compares three of the most popular ultra-wide astrophotography prime lenses out there: The Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.8, the Samyang/Rokinon 14mm F2.4, and the Sigma 14mm F1.8 Art.
Dec 29, 2016
Rokinon just announced two new super wide-angle 20mm lenses, which are now available for various full-frame applications. Read more
Samyang is making good on its promise of a new lens every week for five weeks, kicking things off with a XEEN 135mm T2.2 cinema lens. Read more
Rokinon has introduced 21mm F1.4 and 50mm F1.2 fast prime lenses, both of which are up for pre-order now. These new lenses flesh out the maker's existing offerings for mirrorless cameras. Read more
On March 27, Samyang and Rokinon teased a new lens on Facebook, saying that it would offer 'immense focus and unparalleled features'. That lens was officially introduced today, and it's a 100mm f2.8 Macro offering with 1:1 magnification and a 1ft. minimum focusing distance. Though it won't be shipping until next month, the lens is available to pre-order from retailers now. Read more
Rokinon has made available a video version of the Samyang 16mm f/2.0 prime. The 16mm T2.2 Cine lens is available for pre-order in Nikon F, Canon EF, Micro Four Thirds, Sony A, and Sony E mounts. Like other video primes, it offers focus and aperture racks for use with cinema rigs, stepless aperture control, and calibration in T-stops rather than F-stops. Rokinon's website lists compatible mounts for Pentax, Samsung NX and Fujifilm X though they aren't yet available for pre-order, and lists the lens at an MSRP of $499.
Rokinon has announced the T-S 24mm F3.5, a wideangle perspective control lens, for release in May 2013. Rokinon rebadges and distributes Samyang lenses for the US market, and this lens first appeared at Photokina 2012 as the Samyang T-S 24mm 1:3.5 ED AS UMC, but without a specific date for launch. The lens features manual focus and aperture setting, offers up to 12mm of shift and 8.5° of tilt, and is designed for full frame cameras. It'll initially be available in Canon, Nikon and Sony mounts, at an RRP of $1299.99.
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