Voigtlander NOKTON 50mm F1 Aspherical Lens Announced

Cosina officially announced the “NOKTON 50mm F1 Asperical”, an ultra-large aperture standard single focus lens for VM mounts.

  • Achieves the brightest F1 as a full-frame interchangeable lens for Voigtlander. As a standard lens with an ultra-large aperture, a GA (grinding aspherical surface) lens is used to satisfy both the fearless styling with a reduced overall length and the lens performance.
  • With the aperture F1 open, you can enjoy a very large bokeh in addition to the sharp depiction of the focal surface.
  • Despite the ultra-large aperture of F1, the total length is suppressed to 55.0 mm (tip to mount surface) to suppress vignetting of the rangefinder.
  • A 12-blade diaphragm is used to make the holes formed by the diaphragm blades closer to a circle.
  • The attached metal hood has a bayonet-type fitting and can be mounted in reverse when stored.
  • The high-precision rangefinder interlocking mechanism enables severe focusing near the maximum aperture.
  • Overall length 55.0mm, maximum diameter 73.6mm, weight 484g, filter diameter 62mm, shortest shooting distance 0.9m
  • The suggested retail price is 225,000 yen (excluding tax), and the release date is scheduled for January 2022.

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