Samyang announced the first two mirrorless lenses for Z-mount (14mm f/2.8 and 85mm f/1.4) plus a new 85mm f/1.4 for F-mount

The previously rumored (see this and this post) Samyang lenses for Nikon Z-mount are now officially announced – today the company introduced two new Z-mount and one new F-mount lenses:

Update: the new lenses are now available for pre-order.

Samyang MF 14mm f/2.8 Z


Model Name MF 14mm F2.8 Z
Aperture Range F2.8 ~ 22
Lens optical Construction 14 Elements in 10 Groups
Special lens ASP 1, H-ASP 1, ED 2, HR 3
Coating UMC
Minimum Focusing Distance 0.28 m (0.92 ft)
Magnification Ratio x 0.08
Diaphragm Blades 6
Maximum Diameter 87.0 mm
Mount Nikon Z
Angle of view-Full Frame 115.7 ̊
Length 124.1 mm
Weight 810g
Weather Sealing o

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The H-ASP (composite-aspheric) lens, ED (low dispersion) lens and HR (high refraction) lens used as special lenses effectively adjust the light incoming path to make the motion clear and dynamic Image is transmitted to the camera sensor. In addition, ultra multi-coating technology is applied to suppress the occurrence of flare and ghost.

115.7 With a wide angle of view, the three-dimensional effect and spatial feeling are particularly effective in landscapes and interior photographs. The beautiful petal shaped hood effectively blocks unwanted light when shooting and supports stable color expression.

A weather seal was applied to protect the lens from harmful environments such as rain and dust. It provides the photographer with a stable shooting environment and helps protect the lens itself.

Samyang MF 85mm f/1.4 Z


Model Name MF 85mm F1.4 Z
Aperture Range F 1.4 to 22
Lens optical Construction 9 Elements in 7 Groups
Special lens H-ASP 1
Coating UMC
Minimum Focusing Distance 1.0m (3.3ft)
Magnification Ratio x 0.09
Diaphragm Blades 8
Filter Size 72.0 mm
Maximum Diameter 78.0 mm
Mount Nikon Z
Angle of view Full Frame 28.3 Acupuncture
ASP-C 19.1 ̊
Length 102.7 mm
Weight 740 g
Weather Sealing o

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Employs a composite aspheric lens to achieve excellent image quality, minimize aberration and distortion, and provide high resolution. We apply ultra multi coating and are superior in flare and ghost control power.

A circular aperture consisting of eight feathers allows you to take pictures of a gentle impression with a beautiful ball blur that enhances the artistry of the picture. In addition, we support the creation of works as the photographers aim, such as portraits with an out-focused background or urban night scenes.

A weather seal was applied to protect the lens from harmful environments such as rain and dust. It provides the photographer with a stable shooting environment and helps protect the lens itself.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 F


Model name AF 85 mm F1.4 F
Aperture range F 1.4 to 16
Lens optical Construction 9 Elements in 7 Groups
Special lens Hybrid ASP 1
Coating UMC
Minium focusing distance 0.90m (2.95ft)
Maximum maginification ratio x 0.11
Filter size 77.0 mm
Maximum diameter 88.0 mm
Number of blades 9
Mount Nikon F
Angle of view Full Frame 28.4 Ax
ASP-C 19.0 ̊
Length 74.5 mm
Weight without lens cap, hood 480g
Weather Sealing o
AF / MF mode switch o
AF Motor LSM

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Nine circular diaphragms are controlled quickly from the time of F1.4 aperture opening, and provide natural and ideal bokeh in any illumination environment. The blur created by using various technologies enables unique rendering of images of people and short-distance subjects.

Adopting Dual type LSM (Linear Supersonic Motor) that provides speedy and accurate AF performance, it can be used not only for people but also for taking pictures of still life, outdoors and pets.

Experience the new 85mm standard with the AF85mm F1.4 F, which is compact, lightweight and has excellent center resolution and contrast.

Through the weather sealing process, it can be taken without problems even in adverse weather and adverse environments, and has enhanced user-centered convenience.

Press release:

SAMYANG Releases of three New lenses for Nikon AF 85mm F1.4 F, the MF 14mm F2.8 Z & MF 85mm F1.4 Z

On April 11, Samyang Optics (, a global optics brand is pleased to announce the release of three new lenses: One auto-focus lens designed for the Nikon F mount, and two manual-focus lenses for the Nikon Z mount. The three new lenses are the AF 85mm F1.4 F, MF 14mm F2.8 Z, and MF 84mm F1.4 Z.

Meet user needs and the latest trends
Samyang has been introduced various lenses for the latest cameras from Canon and Sony. Today, Samyang introduces three lenses at once for Nikon F mount and Z mount. Since the first launching of the AF 14mm F2.8 F in 2018, the AF 85mm F1.4 F is the 2nd Nikon F mount lens from Samyang. Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 has been loved by photography enthusiasts for a long time with beautiful bokeh.

The MF 14mm F2.8 Z and MF 85mm F1.4 Z also release with the AF 85mm F1.4 F. Which are the latest Nikon Z mount compatible lenses that demonstrate Samyang’s advanced optical technology in the market.

High-Resolution images based on advanced optical technology
All three new Nikon lenses are ultra-multi-coated in order to provide excellent image quality and contrast from the center of the image. In addition, all of the new lenses feature weather-sealing to enhance anti-dust and water-protection capabilities, enabling photographers to continue shooting even under unpredictable conditions.

AF 85mm F1.4 F features an 9 bladed aperture, and the MF 85mm F1.4 Z features an 8 bladed circular aperture for “smooth bokeh.”. The lenses provide very sharp from edge to edge from F1.4 and on, also Colors rendered are nice and have very natural looking tones

Will be launched in Spring 2019
The new AF 85mm F1.4 F; the 2nd Nikon F mount lens from Samyang AF auto-focus line up, and two Z mount lenses; the 1st Z mount lenses from Samyang, will be unveiled for the first time at the China P&E 2019 in Beijing between April 12th and 15th.

Samyang lenses are sold at Adorama, B&H and Amazon.

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