The feature set and overall performance of the ROKINON 12mm F2.0 AF Compact Ultra Wide Angle lens for APS-C Sony E mount cameras are unmatched by any in its class.
At 7.51oz in weight, 2.33” in length, this compact, rugged, yet lightweight autofocusing lens offers the best combination of value and performance than ever before. What’s more, it provides a rectilinear 99.1°angle of view, and with the added protection of weather sealing, and a Rear Protector Glass, it allows for lots more versatility.
Utilizing the newest Linear Stepping Motor technology, the ROKINON 12mm F2.0 AF lens combines a more compact design with improved auto-focus performance. By requiring the movement of only a single focusing group, it delivers especially fast, quiet, and precise focusing, whether shooting stills or videos. The design also allows for close focusing to 7.48” with no change in length or front element rotation.
With a bright F2.0 aperture, faster shutter speeds can be achieved for superior astrophotography and low light results. Furthermore, the F2.0 aperture can help create an impressive sense of depth to your daytime images by effectively separating the subject from a pleasing, de-focused background.
The optical construction is comprised of twelve elements in ten groups with a new and further advanced version of Ultra Multi Coating (UMC). Besides controlling flare and ghosting, this improved UMC maximizes light transmission, contrast and color accuracy. Thanks to five specialized lens elements (1 Aspherical, 3 Extra-low Dispersion, and 1 Hybrid-Aspherical) aberrations and distortion are minimized to produce sharp, thoroughly corrected imagery.
The ROKINON 12mm F2.0 AF incorporates a new elegant look with a matte black finish and comfortable micro pattern rubber focusing ring over a durable all-metal housing. And, with its dramatically wide angle of view, this ROKINON exciting and attractively priced high-performance model is the lens of choice for landscape, night sky, architecture and interior shooting.
The Rokinon 12mm F2.0 AF Lens for Sony E mount comes packed with a removable petal-shaped hood, lens caps, and a custom fitted case.
|AF 12mm F2.0 E
|F2.0 ~ 22
|12 Elements in 10 Groups
|1 H-ASP, 1 ASP, 3 ED
|Minimum Focusing Distance
|Filter Size (mm)
|Maximum Diameter (mm)
|Angle of View
|59.2mm / 2.3in
|Weight Without Lens Cap, Hood
|213g / 7.5oz
Perfect APS-C Ultra Wide Angle Lens for Astrophotography
The AF 12mm F2 E is a dream lens for APS-C users who want to take astrophotography. This 12mm focal length lens provides an ultra-wide-angle of view of 99.1° and has full compatibility with Sony APS-C mirrorless cameras (E mount). Now APS-C photographers can create wide angle astrophotography in harmony with the background landscape by taking advantage of wide angle of view. This lens offers a bright F2 aperture which guarantees faster shutter speed in low light conditions, and this makes you capture clear and round star shape.