The full frame Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 auto-focus lens for the Sony E-mount has quietly become available for pre-order on B&H. The Rokinon full-frame 50mm f/1.4 E-mount is designed for the Sony E-mount full-frame camera. Auto-focusing is quick. Plus, the lens has full-time manual focusing override.
The lens, compatible on smaller APS-C Sony cameras as well, gives a 35mm format equivalent focal length of 75mm on such ‘small sensor systems. The bright f/1.4 aperture will enable it to collect a lot of light in most conditions. Plus, the 9-blade aperture diaphragm ensures that the camera is able to produce a nice background blur for subject separation. The 50mm standard focal length is ideal for a wide range of photography, including street, travel and group.
The lens features a total of three aspherical elements in the lens design that takes care of spherical aberrations. Suppressed spherical aberrations produces cleaner and sharper images. To add to that Ultra multi-coating is also used. This brings down ghosting and lens flare.
The angle of view on the Rokinon 50mm f/1.4 is 47 ˚. It can focus at a minimum focusing distance of 1.48’ (45 cm). The lens constitutes of a total of 9 elements arranged in 8 groups. The front filter thread specification is 67mm. The overall weight of the lens is 585 grams.