Pentax 40mm f/2.8 XS SMC DA

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(From Pentax lens literature) This unique pancake-style standard lens measures less than a half inch in length and weighs just 1.8 ounces. Offering incredible sharpness and image quality, this lens is ideal for even the most discerning photographer who demands top performance in an ultra-compact package.

Key Features:

  • Aesthetic design by world famous designer Marc Newson.
  • Ultra low profile is only 0.36 inches thin at 1.8 oz.
  • Fixed focal length 40mm prime lens is equivalent to 61mm in the 35mm format.
  • Short 16 inch minimum focus distance.
  • Maximum F2.8 aperture is ideal for existing light photography and creative depth of field applications.
  • Nine rounded aperture blades produce extraordinarily smooth, natural bokeh.
  • PENTAX SP (Super Protect) coating on lens surface helps repel elements and aids in cleaning.
  • PENTAX KAF mount is compatible with current and past K-mount compatible cameras.