The Chinese company SIRUI, specializing mainly in photographic accessories, has introduced two new mobile lenses designed for photographers: the SIRUI 400mm Telephoto lens and the SIRUI VD-01 Anamorphic lens. Both mobile lenses have German manufactured Schott glasses and a multi-layer anti-reflective coating.
The company promises minimal distortion and vignette in combination with “high light intensity” and “accurate color reproduction”. In addition, the TL-400mm lens has an aircraft-grade aluminum body and is attached to the smartphone using the “cage” included in the kit. SIRUI also includes a storage case, Bluetooth remote control for capturing images and a miniature desktop stand with a spherical mount.
The VD-01 anamorphic lens designed for shooting widescreen videos with a 2.4:1 aspect ratio, with a cinematic look (film bands at the top and bottom). SIRUI claims to use a retro-style anti-reflective coating to create additional effects in photography.
The VD-01 has also been made of an aircraft-grade aluminum, Schott optics and a multi-layer anti-reflective coating, Schott optics and a multi-layer anti-reflective coating similar to the 400mm telephoto lens. However, unlike a telephoto lens, an anamorphic lens is attached to a smartphone using a conventional lens clip.
The SIRUI 400mm Telephoto lens has been priced at $149.90, while the VD-01 anamorphic lens will cost $99.90, and can be purchased at Amazon.com.[amazon box=”B07KD37VXM” /]