Voigtlander has officially unveiled the Super Nokton 29mm f/0.8 Aspherical Lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. This is a mechanical, de-clicked, manual focus lens.
Yes, you read that right. That isn’t a typo, this lens is f/0.8. This fast aperture makes the lens a good option for working in very low light environments or if you want a very shallow depth of field.
The Voigtlander Super Nokton 29mm f/0.8 Aspherical Lens is slightly faster than the KIPON Ibelux 40mm f/0.85 Lens for Micro Four Thirds.
- Micro Four Thirds System
- 58mm (35mm Equivalent)
- Aperture Range: f/0.8 to f/16
- Two Aspherical Elements
- Stepless, De-Clicked Aperture Ring
- Manual Focus Design
- 12-Blade Diaphragm
The lens offers a 58mm (35mm equivalent) focal length, which makes it suitable for a variety of applications. The optical design consists of a pair of ground aspherical elements that are claimed to help to achieve a high degree of sharpness and accurate rendering. It has a 12 bladed aperture.
The lens has a minimum focusing distance of 36.5cm (1.2′). It also features the Selective Aperture Control System that enables switching between a stepless, de-clicked aperture and a traditional aperture control method with click stops.
The 29mm f/0.8 joins the following lenses in the series:
- 10.5mm F0.95
- 17.5mｍ F0.95
- 25ｍｍ F0.95
- 42.5mm F0.95
- 60mm F0.95
Price & Availability
The lens will be available from the 10th of December for $1,799.00 USD.