Yongnuo has released the YN12-35mm F2.8-4 M lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. It is a versatile wide-angle zoom lens specially designed for MFT standard cameras. It provides a convenient range of focal lengths equivalent to 24-70mm in 35mm format.
The optical design of the lens uses aspherical lenses, low dispersion elements, and a high refractive index, which allows you to control various aberrations and get a sharp and clear image.
Branded enlightenment reduces the likelihood of ghosting and glare. The lens also has macro capabilities with a minimum focusing distance of 13mm at a wide angle.
Yongnuo YN12-35mm F2.8-4 lens comes with Nano Surface Coating to reduce unwanted ghosting and flaring for crystal-clear pictures. It is suitable for landscape, portrait, street snap, night scenes, and indoor scenes.
The lens also supports USB firmware updates and is equipped with a dust-proof and water-proof rubber ring. It has a metal mount and a gold-plated contact mount.
Autofocus uses a stepping motor that is fast and quiet. The lens mount is MFT, and the filter thread has a diameter of 67 mm. Dimensions are 79 x 94mm, and weight is 318g.
Price and availability
The Yongnuo YN12-35mm F2.8-4 lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras is available now for $549 on Amazon.com online e-shop.
Yongnuo YN12-35mm F2.8-4 specifications
- Focal Length: 12mm – 35mm (35mm camera equivalent: 24 – 70mm)
- Lens Type: Macro
- Compatible Mountings: Micro Four Thirds
- Maximum Focal Length: 35 mm
- Minimum Focal Length: 25 mm
- Focus Type: Auto/Manual
- Fixed Focal Length: 12 mm
- Maximum aperture: F2.8 – F4
- Maximum magnification: 0.1 times (SCU Super close-up is 0.5 times)
- Closest focusing distance: 0.25m
- Optical design: 14 elements in 11 groups
- Aperture blades: 7
- Front filter diameter: 67mm
- Diameter: 72 x 94mm
- Weight: 318g
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