The Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 17mm f0.95 is a new manual wide-angle lens for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras with an impressive f/0.95 maximum aperture that is great for low-light shooting and helps control depth of field.
The optimized optical design includes 12 elements in 9 groups also helps render images with a high degree of sharpness and clarity, while the rounded eight-blade diaphragm contributes to pleasing bokeh. The click-free manual aperture ring operates smoothly and quietly during use, making the lens convenient for video shooting.
The viewing angle of the lens is 65 degrees, the diameter of the filter thread is 58 mm, the dimensions of the lens are 72.7 x 65.4 mm, and the weight is 461 g.
Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 17mm f0.95 Specifications
- Focal Length: 17mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 34mm)
- Maximum Aperture: f/0.95
- Minimum Aperture: f/16
- Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds
- Format Compatibility: Micro Four Thirds
- Angle of View: 65°
- Minimum Focus Distance: 30 cm
- Maximum Magnification: 0.07x
- Optical Design: 12 Elements in 9 Groups
- Diaphragm Blades: 8, Rounded
- Focus Type: Manual Focus
- Image Stabilization: No
- Front Filter Size: 58 mm
- Dimensions: 72.7 x 65.4 mm
- Weight: 461 g
Price and availability
The Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 17mm f0.95 is now available for pre-order in Black and Silver for $399 on the Bhphotovideo.com website.
The Zhongyi Optical Technology Company Limited recently has also announced the Mitakon Zhongyi Speedmaster 50mm F0.95 lens for Canon EF mount. This is an optical design that differs from the corresponding lenses for the mirrorless camera system with Sony FE, Canon RF, and Nikon Z mounts, which are already on the market from ZY Optics.