Brightin Star has announced a lens with an autofocus system – Brightin Star AF 50mm F/1.4. It is designed for APS-C cameras with bayonet mounts: Sony E, Nikon Z and Fujifilm X.
The new lens with an autofocus system has a built-in USB-C port, which is designed to update the Brightin Star AF 50mm F/1.4 firmware. Optically, the lens consists of 12 elements in 8 groups (including two low dispersion lenses and two high refractive lenses).
The lens has a wide focus ring and a narrow aperture ring.
The minimum focusing distance is 0.5 m. The filter size is 58 mm and dimensions: 71.9 × 78.8 mm. The lens has a metal body and a total weight of 449 grams. At the moment, the company has only released it with the Sony E-mount bayonet mount.
The manufacturer also published an MTF chart of the new Brightin Star AF 50mm F/1.4 lens:
Separately, it is worth noting that the lens turned out to be quite compact and lightweight. With a lens hood and a Sony A6400 camera, the new product looks like this:
In the future, Brightin Star AF 50mm F/1.4 optics will be released for Nikon Z and Fujifilm X (APS-C) bayonet mounts.
At the end of October 2023, the Brightin Star 9mm F/5.6 lens was announced . It has almost zero distortion, a 132-degree viewing angle, and a built-in ND filter. However, the lens does not give a fish-eye effect.
The new Brightin Star 9mm F/5.6 lens weighs 400 grams and has fairly compact dimensions. Due to its compactness and lightness, the lens is suitable for travel photography. At the same time, the company calls the new lens the widest angle in the world for full-frame cameras.