|Position in the lineup|
|ZY Optics Mitakon (Zhongyi) 50mm F/0.95 Speedmaster Pro||Aug 2014||⊗|
|ZY Optics Mitakon (Zhongyi) 50mm F/0.95 Speedmaster||May 2014||⊗|
|Maximum format:||35mm full frame|
|Diagonal angle of view:||46.8° (35mm full frame)|
|31.6° (Sony APS-C)|
|Lens construction:||10 elements in 7 groups, including:|
|Number of blades:||9|
|Closest focusing distance:||50 cm|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø72 x 87 mm|
|Filter size:||67 mm|
Design and Features
Updated version of the lens nicknamed as "The Dark Knight". Now has 67 mm diameter of filter thread instead of 58 mm used in previous version. According to the manufacturer the optical coatings were improved in comparison with previous version. The lens also received new bayonet-type lens hood.
The filter thread does not rotate during focusing which allows convenient use of different types of filters (including but not limited to polarizing and gradient).
The optical design has non-symmetrical Double Gauss structure. The aperture ring is stepless.
Alternatives (MF, 44..56 mm)
|Meyer-Optik-Gorlitz Nocturnus 50mm F/0.95||2015||⊗|
|Meyer-Optik-Gorlitz Nocturnus 50mm F/0.95 II||2016||⊗|
|Samyang 50mm F/1.2 AS UMC CS (Bower, Rokinon, Walimex Pro)||2015||⊗|
|ZY Optics Mitakon (Zhongyi) 50mm F/0.95 Speedmaster||2014||⊗|