Samyang AF 12/2 X (for FujiFilm X)

On October 26, 2021, the Samyang AF 12/2 X lens was officially unveiled.

Samyang AF 12/2 X (for FujiFilm X)

Samyang AF 12/2 X (for FujiFilm X)

Basic properties

  • FujiFilm X-mount crop lens for mirrorless cameras
  • Samyang's first autofocus lens for FujiFilm X-mount cameras
  • Relative opening: from 1: 2-1: 22
  • Focal Length: 12mm (EGF for FujiFilm cameras with X mount and APS-C sensor is 18mm)
  • MDF: 0.2 meters
  • Maximum magnification ratio 1: 11.1
  • Optical design: 12 elements in 10 groups, including 1 H-ASP, 1 ASP, 2 ED. The optical design is similar to the Samyang AF 12/2 E model for Sony E cameras
  • Ultra Multi-Coating (UMC) Coating
  • Number of aperture blades: 7 pieces
  • Filter Diameter: 62 mm
  • STM focus motor, internal focusing
  • Included hood
  • Protected enclosure
  • Weight: 212 gram
  • Price: about 400 dollarscurrent prices for new Samyang lenses available see here

Appearance

All Samyang Auto Focus Lenses

For mirrorless full frame cameras Sony (AF-FE)

For mirrorless full frame cameras Canon (AF RF)

For SLR full-frame cameras Canon (AF EF) и Nikon (AF F)

For mirrorless cropped cameras Sony (AF E)

For mirrorless cropped cameras FujiFilm (AF X)

The optical design of the mirror and mirrorless versions of the lenses 14 / 2.8 and 85 / 1.4 are significantly different. Some Samyang lenses may be sold under another brand - Rokinon.

There is also an interesting premium manual lens line XP for full-frame cameras:

  1. Xp 10 / 3.5 [Canon EF, Nikon F]
  2. XP 35 / 1.2 [Canon EF]
  3. XP 50 / 1.2 [Canon EF]
  4. XP 14 / 2.4 [Canon EF, Nikon F]
  5. XP 85 / 1.2 [Canon EF]

The number of ordinary manual lenses from Samyang / Rokinon can no longer be counted. In addition, there are a huge number of movie lenses Samyang / Rokinon line Cine and Proffesional Cine (XEEN series).

Materials on the topic

Fixes:

  1. 14 mm 1: 2.8 XF R
  2. 16 mm 1: 1.4 XF R WR Nano-gi
  3. 16 mm 1: 2.8 XF R WR
  4. 18 mm 1: 1.4 XF R WR LM
  5. 18 mm 1: 2 XF R
  6. 23 mm 1: 1.4 XF R
  7. 23 mm 1: 1.4 XF R WR LM
  8. 23 mm 1: 2 XF R WR
  9. 27 mm 1: 2.8 XF
  10. 27 mm 1: 2.8 XF R WR
  11. 33 mm 1: 1.4 XF R WR LM
  12. 35 mm 1:2 XC
  13. 35 mm 1: 2 XF R WR
  14. 35 mm 1: 1.4 XF R
  15. 50 mm 1: 2 XF R WR
  16. 50 mm 1: 1 XF R WR
  17. 56 mm 1: 1.2 XF R
  18. 56 mm 1: 1.2 XF R APD
  19. 60 mm 1: 2.4 XF Macro R
  20. 80 mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM OIS WR MACRO
  21. 90 mm 1: 2 XF R LM WR
  22. 200 mm 1: 2 XF R LM OIS WR

Zuma:

  1. 8-16 mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM WR Nano-gi
  2. 10-24 mm 1: 4 XF R OIS
  3. 10-24 mm 1: 4 XF R OIS WR
  4. 15-45 mm 1: 3.5-5.6 XC OIS PZ
  5. 16-50 1: 3.5-5.6 XC OIS
  6. 16-50 1: 3.5-5.6 XC OIS II
  7. 16-55 mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM WR Nano-gi
  8. 16-80 mm 1: 4 XF R OIS WR
  9. 18-55 mm 1: 2.8-4 XF R LM OIS
  10. 18-55 mm T2.9 MKX Cinema
  11. 18-135 mm 1: 3.5-5.6 XF R LM OIS WR
  12. 50-140 mm 1: 2.8 XF R LM OIS WR Nano-gi
  13. 50-135 mm T2.9 MKX Cinema
  14. 50-230 mm 1: 4.5-6.7 XC OIS
  15. 50-230 mm 1: 4.5-6.7 XC OIS II
  16. 55-200 mm 1: 3.5-4.8 XF R LM OIS
  17. 70-300 mm 1: 4-5.6 XF R LM OIS WR
  18. 100-400 mm 1: 4.5-5.6 XF R LM OIS WR

Legend:

  • XF - Advanced Fujifilm X Lenses
  • XC - budget, lightweight and compact lenses for Fujifilm X mount
  • SUPER EBC (Electron Beam Coating) - Electron Beam Coating Optics
  • Nano-GI (Nano Gradient Index) - a special nano-enlightenment optics that changes the refractive index at the junction of glass and air
  • OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) - built-in optical image stabilization
  • R (Ring) - a separate ring for iris control
  • LM (Linear Motor) - linear focusing motor
  • WR (Weather Resistant) - all-weather lens type
  • Ashperical - aspherical elements in the optical scheme of the lens
  • Macro - Macro Lenses
  • APD(Apodization) - lens with internal non-removable gradient filter
  • PZ (Power Zoom) - electronic zoom
  • Cinema - lenses designed for movie shooting
  • II - the second version of the lens

For Fujifilm X there are also autofocus lenses from third-party manufacturers:

All Fujifilm X Interchangeable-lens Digital Mirrorless Cameras

It is also worth mentioning about medium format FUJIFILM GFX interchangeable-lens mirrorless cameras: GFX 100 / GFX 100 IR, Gfx 100s, Gfx 50sGFX 50s II, Gfx 50r... And also about old SLR cameras with APS-C sensor of the Fujifilm FinePix PRO line: S1 Pro, S2 Pro, S3 Pro / S3 Pro UVIR, S5 Pro / IS Pro.

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  • Sandro

    I started to think a little that I shouldn't have left the Fuji system ...

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