Chinese photo and video lens and accessory manufacturer Meike has announced the release of a new 12mm F2.0 manual focus wide angle lens for APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras. The Meike lens is available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds (MFT), Nikon Z, and Sony E mounts.
The Meike 12mm F2 has full manual control, its optical design consists of 12 elements in 9 groups, including two aspherical elements. It has a minimum focusing distance of 20cm, offers an aperture range from F2 to F16, and a 62mm filter thread.
Price and availability
The Meike 12mm F2 manual focus wide angle lens has been priced at $189.99 / £199.99, and it can be purchased on Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk websites. The lens is available for Fujifilm X, and Sony E mounts at the moment of writing.
Meike 12mm F2 specifications
- Mount: Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z, Sony E
- Aperture Range: F2.0-F16
- Focal Length: 12mm
- Filter Thread: 62mm
- Weight: 277g
- Minimum focusing distance: 0.2M
- Lens Structure: 9 groups of 12 elements including 2 aspherical lenses
- Diagonal: 97
Apart from this wide angle lens, Meike also made available the 50mm F0.95 lens for mirrorless cameras with an APS-C sensor. In terms of full-frame, the focal length will be about 80 mm (100 mm for MFT), it is available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z, and Sony E mounts.
The optical design of the lens consists of 7 elements in 5 groups, aperture range from F0.95 to F16, aperture with 13 blades, minimum focusing distance of 45cm, filter thread 62mm, and lens weight of 420g.