Premium Samyang XP Lenses Now Available
Premium Samyang XP Lenses Now Available November 28th, 2016, Seoul, South Korea –The global optics brand, Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com) announced the global availability and price of its long-awaited XP 14mm F2.4 and XP 85mm F1.2. Introduced at Photokina in September, the series is known for its excellence in performance with unprecedented resolving power, matched with 50 megapixels photo and 8K video productions. The lenses are available in Canon mount and will be on the market from December. Under the motto of ‘Excellence in Performance’, Samyang named its first premium lens line up as ‘XP’ series and both lenses are equipped with the most advanced optical technology and upgrades the company’s inherited image quality to the next level. Both the XP 14mm F2.4 and 85mm F1.2 manual focus lenses enable you to capture life-long memories in everlasting image quality. Bokeh, out-focusing, and starburst effect create unforgettable image. The resolving power contains abundant light information, allowing photographers the freedom in post-production to create unique image of own. Also, the minimised aberration enhances the clarity of image, creating more impressive image than your eyes can see. With a sleek design with flowing curves in robust aluminium alloy metal, this signature line-up is a one-of-a-kind lens. The usability is maximized with considerate diameter in 93~95mm. The XP 14mm F2.4 takes no compromise for image quality. It has 18 glasses in 14 groups including six glasses of four different special optics. The lens is designed to maximize the resolution and minimize the distortion. This optimal performance creates impressive image quality from centre to corner of image. Especially, the refractive lenses effectively adjust the path of light and deliver maximum amount to the sensor for clear and vibrant image. The F1.2 of 85mm is, by far, the brightest lens in existing full frame DSLR lenses, securing the fast shutter speed. The beautiful bokeh, creamy background and extremely high resolution captures fine details of the model. It has ten elements in seven groups with three special glasses. Samyang Optics R&D Centre selected the elements and number of glasses with the utmost prudence to deliver excellence in performance even with the bright F1.2 system. In pursuit of image quality itself, Samyang will continue to develop premium manual focus lenses in response to the demands of professionals and will compete with world famous optics brands. The Samyang XP series will be available from December in global markets and the suggested retail price is EUR 949 for each lens. For more information on the new signature Samyang lens, please visit Samyang social media. l Website: www.samyanglensglobal.coml Facebook: www.facebook.com/samyanglensglobal l Instagram: www.instagram.com/samyanglensglobalNOTICE 2016-11-28
Samyang Announces XEEN 20mm T1.9
February 6th, 2017, Seoul, South Korea – A global optics brand Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com) announces a new XEEN 20mm T1.9 lens for professional video-cine. This lens brings the range of XEEN cinema lenses to eight and compliments the existing lenses: 14mm, 16mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 85mm and 135mm. The new XEEN 20mm offers outstanding image quality from resolving power for 4K+ production for filming video and cinema. XEEN is a specialized brand of professional video-cine lenses launched by Samyang Optics in 2015. The XEEN series are designed for the ultra-high definition video environment and feature outstanding optical performance for 4K and above. The lenses also feature X-Coating Technology and 11 aperture blades that help create beautiful and round bokeh to introduce emotional and natural expression. The 24mm x 36mm negative size allows XEEN lenses to not only work with full frame cameras, but also Super 35, APS-C, APS-H and APS-P cameras. XEEN lenses are available in five different mounts - PL, EF, F, E, and MFT and two different focus scales - metric and imperial units. All focus and iris gear rings are identically positioned among eight lenses to speed up the lens changes. Inheriting the renowned image quality of Samyang’s wide angle series, the XEEN 20mm T1.9 enhances the XEEN line up and brings the total range to eight lenses. With the expansion of XEEN Lenses and the existing Samyang manual focus lenses, plus the recent autofocus lineup and premium XP lenses, Samyang Optics pursues ‘Total Imaging Solution’ optics brand. Created to deliver infinite possibilities, the XEEN 20mm T1.9 will be launched globally in March 2017. The recommended retail price of each lens is EUR 2,200. For more information on XEEN, please visit www.xeenglobal.com, www.samyanglensglobal.com and www.facebook.com/xeenglobal.
Samyang XP and AF Series Receive iF Design Awards
Samyang XP and AF Series Receive iF Design Awards February 8th, 2017, Seoul, South Korea – A global optics brand Samyang Optics (http://www.samyanglensglobal.com) is proud to announce its premium XP series and autofocus AF series have been awarded ‘iF Design Award 2017’. The ‘iF Design Award’ is one of the world’s most prestigious design competitions. Recognised as a symbol of design excellence around the world, the Award receives over 5,000 submissions from 70 countries each year. It has long become a symbol for excellent form, for aesthetic quality, and for user-focused, ergonomic and efficient design in all disciplines, by companies around the world. Samyang XP series, 14mm F2.4 and 85mm F1.2, and AF series, 14mm F2.8 and 50mm F1.4, have awarded not only for aesthetics but also for profound consideration in creating highest performance. “We take no compromise for the image quality. To create the best performance, not only optical construction but also the design of the lens are carefully calculated based on decades of meetings with photographers and videographers,” says Haejin Lee, the head of Samyang Research Centre. Introduced in last September, Samyang XP series is named after its motto ‘Excellence in Performance’. It is company’s first premium lens line-up equipped with the essence of world leading technology based on over 40 years of experience. The XP series meets the future standard of imaging industry such as 50 megapixel and 8K video resolution. The resolving power contains abundant light information, allowing photographers the freedom in post-production to create unique image of own. Also, the minimised aberration enhances the clarity of image, creating more impressive image than your eyes can see. With a sleek yet unprecedented design with flowing curves, this signature line-up is a one-of-a-kind lens. Aluminium alloy metal is adopted for maximum durability and the usability is maximized with considerate diameter in 93~95mm. The long-awaited Samyang’s autofocus series ‘AF’ also conveys the value of minimal design and best optical performance. Specifically designed to work in harmony with full frame mirrorless cameras, this light-weight, compact and easy-to-use lens assists consumers to intuitively create images they aspired. The flow of light is devised based on the uniqueness of the distance from glass to sensor in mirrorless cameras and the 67mm filter diameter brings the maximum amount of light into the lens to express the best work of light in photography. The 14mm F2.8 is the widest angle available in the market and the F1.4 of 50mm and F2.8 of 14mm apertures are by far the brightest of full frame mirrorless lenses, offering a beautiful bokeh effect and the best quality images under various exposure conditions. In pursuit of image quality itself, Samyang will continue to develop outstanding lenses in response to the demands of professionals and will strive to become a ‘Total Imaging Solution’ optics brand. For more information, please visit Samyang Optics website www.samyanglensglobal.com, Facebook www.facebook.com/samyanglensglobal and Instagram www.instagram.com/samyanglensglobal. # # #