At the January show CP + this year, showed Tokina lens AT-X 70-200 F4 Pro FX VCM-S, and AT-X 12-28 PRO DX. Then began the technical characteristics of new products, but data on the price and timing of the sales have not been published. This week, the Japanese manufacturer has clarified these issues for a wide-angle model Tokina AT-X 12-28 PRO DX, designed for SLR cameras with a sensor size APS-C.
Beginning in April, Japan will buy the product in the version for the cameras Nikon. Option for Canon cameras will be available in June.
New in stock Tokina replace a similar model that covers the focal length range of 12-24 mm. The recommended retail price of the model Tokina AT-X 12-28 PRO DX – 90,000 yen – the same as its predecessor.
It is interesting that, at follow-up activity data, the new lens does not weigh more, and even lower than its less versatile predecessor: 530 g vs. 540 g (600 g and not, as stated in the preliminary specifications).
– Technical data of the lens Tokina AT-X 12-28 PRO DX:
– Optical scheme – 14 elements in 12 groups
– Focal length – 12-28 mm
– The angle of view distance – 99,37 ° -54,73 °
– Maximum aperture – F / 4
– Minimum aperture – F/22
– Number of diaphragm blades – 9
– Minimum focusing distance – 25 cm
– Maximum magnification – 1:4,94
– Installation Filter – 77 mm
– The diameter and length – 84 mm and 90.2 mm
– Weight – 530
The lens has a built-drive auto focus. Switching between autofocus and manual focus ring moves in a longitudinal direction. Focus – internal, that is, the size of the lens in focus does not change, the front element does not rotate. The package included Hood BH-77A with a bayonet mount.