Samyang has officially announced the AF 85mm f/1.4 EF, their second autofocus lens for Canon’s EF mount.
This new 85mm offering for Canon’s EF mount offers a very compact size at only 72mm in length (without hood) and weighing in a rather light 485g. By comparison, Canon’s EF 85mm f/1.4L IS weighs in at 950g and Sigma’s 85mm f/1.4 Art at an very heavy 1130g.
The lens construction is nine-elements with seven groups. The AF 85 f/1.4 EF employs hybrid aspherical glass and something called “Ultra Multi Coatings”.
Pricing for the new Samyang AF 85 f/1.4 EF is £599.99 in the UK, pricing for elsewhere in the world has not been released at the time of publishing this.