Original Source Press Release:
Samyang prepares Four Thirds-mount lenses|
(Thursday, December 31, 2009 - 10:36 EST)
Korean lens manufacturer Samyang Optics Co. Ltd. has announced that it is preparing to release two of its lenses in Four Thirds-mount variants, according to the official website of the company's Polish distributor, Delta Co.
The Samyang 8mm f/3.5 fish-eye and 85mm f/1.4 lenses are both manual focus lenses, and are available in Canon, Nikon, Pentax and Sony lens mounts currently. According to the distributor, both lenses will now also be available in Four Thirds mount for use with Olympus and Panasonic digital SLRs, with expected availability at the end of March 2010. Optically, the new lenses will be identical to the existing versions, with only the lens mount bayonet having been changed to a Four Thirds type.
European sales will be handled by Delta Co., through its Foto-Tip website.
|Samyang 8 mm fish-eye and 85 mm f/1.4 with Olympus 4/3 mount|
30.12.2009 - Samyang company has informed that new lenses: Samyang 8 mm f/3.5 fish-eye and Samyang 85 mm f/1.4 with a mount for Olympus 4/3, have been released to the market. The lenses complete the series of mounts designed for Canon, Nikon, Sony and Pentax.
Apart from adjusted bayonet, optics in the products will remain the same. Both lenses will be available with manual focusing. Delta company, the general distributor of the Samyang products, shall be responsible for sales in Europe. Both lenses will become available at the end of March 2010.