XEEN CF Wins iF Design Award 2020 for Excellent Design and Usability2020-02-06
XEEN CF Wins iF Design Award 2020 for
Excellent Design and Usability
February 5th, 2020, Seoul, South Korea – A global optics brand Samyang Optics celebrates the winning iF Design Award 2020 for XEEN CF cine prime lens. Its compact and lightweight design maximizing the usability is highly recognized by jury.
Organized by iF International Forum Design GmbH in Germany, 1953, ‘iF Design Award’ is one of the top 3 acclaimed international design competitions along with ‘Red Dot Design Award’ and ‘IDEA Design Award’. It is recognized as a symbol of design excellence. Submitted designs are evaluated comprehensively not only for its aesthetics but also for functionality, use value, usability, ergonomics and practicability.
XEEN CF is launched in September 2019 by Samyang Optics to meet the needs of latest trend in digital cinematography. After in-depth meetings with cinematographers around the world, the lens was develop with a compact design and flexible usage with robust carbon fiber while maintaining the image quality for large image sensors. With less than 0.9kg/2.0lbs weight, it creates images for various camera setup from large cinema cameras to drones and gimbals.
Luminous font was used for easier operation in dark circumstances behind the camera. Its 95mm/3.74in front size is compact and the aligned focus and aperture gear rings throughout the lineup makes it easier to add accessory gears such as follow focus system and matte box. Also, futuristic lens body design reflecting the creativity of cinematographers is also highly recognized for its aesthetic.
Additionally, its outstanding resolution with 8K support and unique X-coating technology maximize the delicate emotions of people with rich details. The bright aperture of T1.5 offers beautiful bokeh and low light performance.
3 focal lengths of XEEN CF are available at the moment – 24mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5. 2 more focal lengths – 16mm T2.6 and 35mm T1.5 - will be introduced within the first quarter of 2020 to complete the set of 5 primary cine lens set. More information can be found on XEEN official website and social media channels below.
- XEEN website: www.xeenglobal.com
- XEEN Instagram: www.instagram.com/xeenglobal
- XEEN Facebook: www.facebook.com/xeenglobal