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Samyang’s new XEEN CF Cine Prime full-frame lenses detailed ahead of Q3 launch: Digital Photography Review


Samyang has launched its new line of XEEN CF Cine Prime full-frame lenses comprised of light-weight carbon fiber. The XEEN CF will probably be provided in 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, and 85mm choices for Canon EF, Sony E and PL mounts. The mannequin includes a T1.5 aperture, 11-blade diaphragm and luminous numbers on the lens rings for making changes in darkish circumstances.

The XEEN CF lenses characteristic the corporate’s proprietary X-Coating for minimized reflections paired with managed ghosting and flares for halation, producing a ‘dramatic impact.’ Customers are promised ‘stunning bokeh’ because of the 11-blade diaphragm and glorious low-light efficiency from the brilliant aperture.

The lenses are designed for big format and 8K sensors, providing the sturdiness and light-weight weight of carbon fiber at 0.9kg (2lbs) to 1.1kg (2.4lbs), relying on the mannequin. As a result of low weight, the brand new XEEN CF lenses can be utilized with gimbals and drones along with film cameras.

The corporate will initially launch its 24mm, 50mm and 85mm lenses in Q3 2019; the 16mm and 35mm choices will not be launched till early subsequent 12 months. Costs are unclear presently, however ePhotozine claims the lenses will probably be showcased on the 2019 IBC Exhibition in Amsterdam from September 13 to 17.


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