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20mm F2.0 Tokina FIRIN AF FE lens
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  • This lens wold be great. Now the important is the price and performance.

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    Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the new Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF, the second prime lens in Tokina's premium lens series "FíRIN" for mirrorless cameras.

    Overview

    FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF is the long-awaited autofocus version of the existing FíRIN 20mm F2 FE super wide angle lens for full-frame Sony E-mount. Adopting the same optical design as in MF model, now we offer two options for end-users to choose according to the purpose and style of shooting.

    Lens specifications

    Optical performance

    Being optimized for full size camera sensors in terms of size and resolving ability, the optical design adopts 2 aspherical elements and 3 lenses molded from Super-low Dispersion glass to significantly reduce any type of aberration including spherical aberration, distortion and chromatic aberration while assuring high resolution and stunning performance even at wideopen aperture.

    Functionality

    Keeping along with the basic development concept of the previous model FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF is made compatible to autofocus and other functions of the camera providing perfect functionality and usability for the photographer.

    Ring-shaped ultrasonic autofocus motor
    For AF drive system FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF adopts quick responsive and silent ring-shaped ultrasonic motor. Coupled with GMR sensor AF performs fast and accurate focusing.

    Full compatibility to AF system
    FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF is fully compatible with Fast Hybrid AF system and all AF function settings, providing the same AF performance as with common E-mount AF lenses. Fine manual focus adjustment is also possible.

    MF Assist function
    Accurate focusing is supported by compatibility to MF Assist function, when fine focusing adjustment is operated by manual rotation of the focusing ring with the simultaneous interlocking with image enlarging function and bar distance display on the monitor.

    Optical correction
    Due to the data transmittance ability via electric contacts the camera obtains necessary data from the lens chip to correct shading, distortion and lateral chromatic aberrations. Optical corrections can be done by the camera as well.

    Image Stabilization
    By transmitting focal length data FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF is able to get maximum use of In-Body Image Stabilization function of the camera.

    About sales release:

    • Sales release in Japan: end of April, 2018 (tentative)\
    • Sales release worldwide: end of May, 2018 (tentative)

    A prototype of Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF will be displayed at CP+2018 Kenko Tokina booth location: Exhibition Hall(1F), booth # G-57

  • Some news from Japan

    Tokina 20mm f/2.0 FE autofocus lens will start shipping at June 1.

    Price in Japan is 138,000 YEN.

    Official US and EUR prices are unknown.

  • US price is set at $950

    Preorder - https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1393327-REG/tokina_firin_20mm_f_2_fe.html

    April 06, 2018 – Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. is proud to announce the sales release of Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF - the second prime lens in Tokina’s premium lens series FíRIN for mirrorless cameras.

    Name Origin

    FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF belongs to the newly launched "FíRIN" series of Tokina lenses for mirrorless cameras (or ILCs - Interchangeable Lens Compacts) marking a new epoch in Tokina history. FíRIN is a variation of Fírinne - the old Irish word for "truth". It means "that what is real" and signifies "being true to someone or something". It represents a promise from Tokina to photographers to help them capture the truth in their images with this revolutionary new lens.

    Overview

    FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF is the long-awaited autofocus version of the existing FíRIN 20mm F2 FE super wide angle lens for full-frame Sony E-mount. Being specially designed for Sony E-mount and adopting the same optical design as in MF model, FíRIN series now offers more options for end-users to choose from according to the purpose and style of shooting.

  • New firmware

    • With this firmware update the auto-focus performance of Tokina FíRIN 20mm F2 FE AF in AF-C mode at high-speed shooting (Hi+/Hi/Mid) when used with Sony α7III, Sony α7RIII, Sony α9 cameras will be improved (when used with Sony α9 auto-focus tracking will work only in Mechanical Shutter type AF-C mode).

    For the firmware update procedures and further instructions please contact the shop where the lens has been purchased. For more information please contact your local official Tokina Distributor or contact us.