Viltrox Unveils PFU RBMH 85mm f/1.8 STM Lens for Sony E Mount


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Viltrox has announced its newest lens model for Sony E Mount cameras. The PFU RBMH 85mm f/1.8 STM is now available for pre-order via B&H Photo-Video for an MSRP of $379. Shipments are expected to launch by May 6.

Geared toward portrait photography, the PFU RBMH 85mm f/1.8 STM is a shot-telephoto lens with a bright maximum aperture ideal for low-lighting and shallow depth of field effects. The unit's optical design features 10 elements in 7 groups with one extra-low dispersion element and four elements made from highly transparent glass, helping to minimize chromatic and spherical aberrations. In addition, the lens uses an HD Nano multi-layer coating to reduce flare and ghosting and provide water-resistance. Meanwhile, quiet auto-focus performance is enabled via the device's STM motor and the lens offers a minimum focusing distance of 2.6'.

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Here's a full rundown of key specs per Viltrox and B&H Photo-Video:

 E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
 Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
 One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
 HD Nano Multi-Layer Coating
 STM Autofocus Motor
 Minimum Focusing Distance: 2.6'
 Electronic Contacts & Aperture Selection

Source: Viltrox via DP Review