Samyang says doing MFT and X autofocus lenses is possible


Focus Numerique interviewed the Samyang managers at Photokina. There are two interesting points:

  1. Samyang said doing MFT and X-mount autofocus lenses is possible. But the market for those kind of lenses is small so they still don’t know if they will do it
  2. Samyang said they will start to make zoom lenses too. First for the XEEN cine lens line. And after that for the “normal” photography world.

Sony is still going to announce a new FE lens in October?

I guess most companies will not announce any new product this year. But Sony may be an exception! They still have some E-mount stuff to come. SAR reports a 10mm f/2.8 STF FE lens could be announced in October. It’s still unclear if Sony will also announce a new E-mount camera. The A7m3, A5300 and the A9 are the hottest candidates…