Announcement: Samyang AF 135 / 1.8 FE

On January 27, 2022, the Samyang AF 135 / 1.8 FE lens was officially presented.

Samyang AF 135 / 1.8 FE

Samyang AF 135 / 1.8 FE

Basic properties

  • E / FE mount lens for Sony full frame mirrorless
  • Relative opening: from 1: 1.8-1: 22
  • Focal Length: 135mm
  • MDF: 0.69 meters
  • Maximum magnification ratio 1: 4.11
  • Optical design: 13 elements in 11 groups, including 1 U-ASP (Ultra-Precision Aspherical), 2 HR and 3 ED
  • Coating Ultra Multi-Coating
  • Number of aperture blades: 11 pieces
  • Filter Diameter: 82 mm
  • Linear STM focus motor, internal focus
  • M1/M2 programmable switch, programmable AF stop button
  • Focus Distance Limiter
  • Protected enclosure
  • Weight: 772 grams
  • Price: around $ 1000; current prices for new Samyang lenses available see here


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:

  1. Full frame mirrorless systems... Discussion, choice, recommendations.
  2. Cropped mirrorless systems... Discussion, choice, recommendations.
  3. Cropped mirrorless systems that have stopped or are no longer developing
  4. Digital SLR systems that have stopped or are no longer developing
  5. JVI or EVI (an important article that answers the question 'DSLR or mirrorless')
  6. About mirrorless batteries
  7. Simple and clear medium format
  8. High-speed solutions from Chinese brands
  9. All fastest autofocus zoom lenses
  10. All fastest AF prime lenses
  11. Mirrored full frame on mirrorless medium format
  12. Autofocus Speed ​​Boosters
  13. One lens to rule the world
  14. The impact of smartphones on the photography market
  15. What's next (smartphone supremacy)?
  16. All announcements and novelties of lenses and cameras

Comments on this post do not require registration. Anyone can leave a comment. For a catalog of modern lenses, see

Material prepared Arkady Shapoval... Look for me on Youtube | Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Telegram. View discounts on cameras here.

Add a comment: UstasFritZZZ



Commentary on the topic: Announcement: Samyang AF 135 / 1.8 FE

  • UstasFritZZZ

    135mm is one of my favorite focal lengths ... I want this beauty for myself!

Add a comment

Copyright © Blog author - Photographer in Kiev Arkady Shapoval. 2009-2022

English-version of this article

Versión en español de este artículo