Samyang 24-70mm F2.8 AF and Parfocal Lens for Sony FE

We hope Samyang releases a manual focus version of this lens eventually.  Regardless, it’s nice to see competition in the 24-70mm range, and the fact this lens is parfocal should make it stand out to filmmakers.

Key specifications:

  • 17 elements, 14 groups
  • 9 different special lens elements (aspherical, ED, HR, HB)
  • Linear STM autofocus motor
  • $999 or less price
  • 9 bladed rounded aperture
  • 82mm filter
  • 0.35M closer focus
  • Parfocal
  • Custom mode switch on lens
  • For Sony FE