Zenit Unveils Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Lens for Sony E-Mount Cameras


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Zenit has detailed its latest lens. The new Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 is designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless camera models.

"Zenitar 0.95/50 is a lens for thoughtful photography that will suit both professionals and amateurs. Thanks to improved optical calculations, we've managed to achieve a sharper image result. The unique appearance of the photos should be appreciated especially in artistic photography. The product quality is not inferior to foreign counterparts and its affordable price will create a successful competition. This new design will without a doubt take the Zenitar brand to a completely new level", said the CEO of KMZ, Vadim Kalyugin.

With its super large aperture, the Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 manual lens is capable of capturing high-quality portraits in low-light conditions. In addition, the unit features 14 diaphragm blades for pleasing bokeh effects, along with an optical construction made up of 9 elements in 8 groups.

Here's a full rundown of key specs per Zenit:

Focal length: 50
Aperture ratio (max.): 0,95
Aperture ratio (min.): 16
Frame size: 36 х 24 мм
Camera lens type: Standard
Minimum focusing distance: 0.7m
Lens filter diameter: 72mm
optical layout: 9 lens 8 group
Focusing: manual
Dimensions: 85,5 х 117,5 mm
Weight: 1.2kg

The Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 Lens is now available for pre-order for 563 euros (around $644) via Zenit's website.

Sources: Zenit, PR Newswire