Panasonic announces the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH

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Today Panasonic introduced a new telephoto zoom lens, the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit 50-200mm f/2.8-4.0 ASPH. It offers an equivalent range of 100-400mm in 35mm format.

In a similar fashion to the existing lenses in the Leica DG Vario-Elmarit f/2.8-4.0 series, the new zoom is available in metallic black and sports weatherproofing against dust, moisture and cold temperatures.

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Tokina announces the FIRIN 20mm f/2 FE AF lens

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Today Tokina announced the long-awaited autofocus version of the FIRIN 20mm f/2 FE wide angle lens for Sony E-mount.

It adopts the same optical design as its manual focus sibling, but includes a ring-shaped ultrasonic AF motor which promises to be both fast and accurate when coupled with the GMR sensor. More importantly, it is fully compatible with Sony’s Fast Hybrid AF system, all AF function settings and MF Assist functions.

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