Samyang & Rokinon Reveal 10mm F3.5 Lens for Canon EF Cameras

Samyang has detailed the latest addition to its lineup of digital camera lenses. The XP 10mm F3.5 is set to launch this spring for Canon EF cameras. Pre-orders are now live under the company's Rokinon brand through B&H Photo-Video. In addition, a version of the lens for Nikon F mounts is also in the works.

The ultra-wide prime lens offers up to a 130° angle of view without distortion, making it a great fit for landscape, interior, and architectural photography. The unit's optical design features 18 elements in 11 groups, including 3 aspherical lenses, 1 high-refractive lens, and 3 extra-low dispersion lenses to enhance color and sharpness while minimizing various aberrations.

Likewise, ultra-multi-coating technology has been employed as well to reduce flare and ghost effects. In addition, the device incorporates a seven-blade diaphragm and a built-in petal-shaped lens hood to help protect the lens and block stray light.


Here's a full rundown of key specs for the Rokinon branded SP 10mm F3.5 Lens via B&H Photo-Video:

• EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
• Aperture Range: f/3.5 to f/22
• 3 Aspherical, 1 HR, 3 ED Elements
• Ultra Multi-Coating
• Manual Focus Design
• Aluminum-Alloy Lens Housing
• Seven-Blade Diaphragm
• Built-In Petal-Shaped Lens Hood

Source: Samyang