Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF is an Auto Focus (AF) Standard Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Lenses in Sony E Mount with Same Focal and Aperture Range
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF is compatible with cameras that have Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7 IV, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A1.
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF has a focal range of 24-70mm and 2.9X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 36 - 105mm.
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony A7 IV, Sony A1 and Sony A7c.
Optical Image Stabilization
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Alternatively, you can check the Sony FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS CZ in Sony E mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
Lenses Similar to Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF With Optical Image Stabilization
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF features Rotary (extending) zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.27x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.35m. For a non-macro lens, the 0.27x is considered a high magnification and will come handy for close-up shots.
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 24mm all the way to the 70mm .
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF's optical formula consists of 17 elements in 14 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF comes with a removable petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF Official Video
Samyang 24-70mm f2.8 AF is available in Black color.
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