Shenzhen Jueying Technology Co. , Ltd. introduced a new Viltrox AF 20mm F2.8 FE lens , which is positioned as a lightweight version of wide-angle prime optics for full-frame cameras. The price is quite affordable – $158.
The Viltrox AF 20 / 2.8 FE is an autofocus lens designed for full-frame cameras. The optical design consists of 10 elements in 8 groups, including special elements (2 ED, 2 aspherical, 1 high refractive index), providing “excellent optical performance.” With a minimum focusing distance of 19 cm, you can take close-up shots. The Silent STM Drive allows you to focus accurately, quietly and smoothly. The lens is very light – only 157 g. The body is all-metal made of aluminum alloy, the outer lens has a multi-layer water- and dirt-repellent nano-coating.
According to information that appeared earlier , this lens will also be released for Nikon X and Fuji X mounts.
- Model: AF 20/2.8 FE
- Bayonet: E-mount
- Focal length: 20mm
- Optical design 10 elements in 8 groups
- Special elements: 2 aspherical, 1 high refractive index, 2 ultra-low dispersion
- Viewing Angle: 91.6°
- Aperture range: F2.8–F16
- Aperture: 7-blade
- Minimum focusing distance: 0.19 m
- Focusing mechanism: internal
- Autofocus drive: STM
- Focus: manual/auto
- Maximum magnification: 0.17x
- Thread diameter for filter: 52 mm
- Dimensions: Ø65 x 59.5
- Weight: 157 g
What about the prices?
The new Viltrox AF 20/2.8 FE is already available for pre-order on the manufacturer’s website. The launch price is $158, which is very good for autofocus optics.
Let us remind you that the company also has a “lighter” Viltrox AF 20/1.8 FE lens for Sony cameras, which is sold significantly more expensive – for $400.