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Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 FE II | Autofocus, full frame, fast aperture, telephoto lens - Sony FE Mount


AF 85mm F1.4 FE II

Autofocus, full frame, fast aperture, telephoto lens - Sony FE Mount

Product Code: 8032

Suggested Retail Price £639+VAT

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  • Autofocus, full frame, fast aperture, telephoto lens - Sony FE Mount
  • Delivers precise, fast, quiet and accurate autofocus
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Clean & beautiful bokeh
  • Weather-sealed


  • Closest Focusing Distance: 0.85m
  • Filter Size: 72mm
  • Maximum Aperture: F1.4
  • Minimum Aperture: F16
  • Mount Type: Sony FE
  • No. Diaphragm Blades: 9
  • Weather Proof: Yes

Outstanding Centre Resolution

The 4 HR (High Refractive) and 1 ED (Extra-Low Dispersion) glass elements of the new AF 85mm F1.4 FE II provide a stunning contrast and resolution, and its centre resolution is superior to other telephoto lenses. Samyang's advanced coating technology not only maintains excellent image sharpness even in poor lighting conditions it also provides a clearer image with an improved Colour Contribution Index (CCI).

Faster, Precise, Quiet Auto Focus Performance

Samyang’s Linear Stepping Motor (STM) provides the high-thrust efficiency needed for fast, precise, quiet AF and tracking, thus maximizing the advantages of Sony E-Mount cameras. Compared to the previous AF 85mm F1.4 FE, the new AF 85mm F1.4 FE II is optimized not only for photo shooting, but also video shooting by minimizing vibration and noise. Samyang's Linear STM satisfies both photographers and videographers with quieter and more accurate control of the focusing lens groups.

Delivers Extremely Clean & Beautiful Bokeh

The AF 85mm F1.4 FE II is the only FE mount lens that does not feature even a single aspherical glass. If an aspherical glass is used to improve optical performance, it will typically cause an onion ring effect in the bokeh. Since the AF 85mm F1.4 FE II has no aspherical glass in its elements, it has clear and beautiful bokeh.

Enhanced Operability and Reliability

Important customisation features of the AF 85mm F1.4 FE II include the Focus Hold Button and Custom Switch:

  1. Focus Hold Button
    Pressing this button on the lens will keep the lens locked to that focusing distance. You can assign functions such as Eye AF in settings on the camera body.
  2. Custom Switch
    There is a custom switch, which can be set to allow adjustment of the aperture silently, by rotating the focus ring. Using the optional Lens Station, you can set up the mode to suit your own preference*.
    (*More functions will be added through firmware updates in the future)

Short Minimum Focal Distance 0.85m (2.79ft)

The minimum focal distance is just 85cm (2.79ft), making the lens perfect for all portraits from close up headshots to full body images while isolating the subject from background with the wide F1.4 aperture.

Modern Design & Weather-Sealing

The AF 85mm F1.4 FE II has been developed and enhanced taking into consideration not only the design but also the user's shooting environment. It has a micro-patterned rubber focus ring, which feels great to operate and the weather-sealing (in 7 areas) protects the lens from light rain, snow and dust.

Samyang Unveils Its New 85mm F1.4 Auto Focus Prime Lens for Sony Full-Frame Mirrorless Cameras

Samyang Optics, a global optical brand distributed exclusively by Holdan in UK and Ireland, announces the new AF 85mm F1.4 FE II lens, designed for Sony E-Mount full-frame and APS-C mirrorless cameras.

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