Meike Unveils 85mm F1.8 Full Frame Lens for Sony E-Mount Cameras


Meike has announced the newest addition to its lineup of camera lenses. The upcoming MK 85mm F1.8 fixed focus lens is designed for use with Sony E-Mount camera models.

Geared toward portrait and landscape photography, the 85mm manual-focus full frame lens features a wide F1.8 aperture with 9 diaphragm blades to offer smooth bokeh. Meanwhile, the unit's optical construction uses 9 elements in 6 groups. In addition, the device supports electronic automatic aperture and EXIF information transmission.

Here's a full rundown of key specs per Meike and Amazon:
  • Lens type- Fixed focus lens
  • Aperture range - 1.8-22
  • Minimum focus distance - 0.85m
  • Focal length range - 85 mm
  • Lens structure - 6 groups of 9 pieces
  • Filter size - 67mm
  • Full frame angle - Horizontal 16 degrees / vertical 24 degrees / diagonal 28.5 degrees
Pricing and availability for the MK 85mm F1.8 lens have not been announced yet, but a product listing is now live via Amazon.

Sources: Meike via DP Review