The Yongnuo has officially released a new wide-angle autofocus fixed lens YN16mm F1.8S DA DSM. It is available for Sony APS-C cameras with an E mount, although it can be used at full frame.
The quiet DSM autofocus drive makes the lens suitable for shooting landscapes and nightscapes, architecture, night sky, and video.
According to official information, the YN16mm F1.8S DA DSM lens turned out to be light and compact. It has an AF/MF switch, a focus lock (AFL) button, and a USB-C port for firmware updates. Autofocus supports face recognition and focusing and tracking of moving objects.
The lens has a nano-multi-layer coating, a structure of 10 elements in 8 groups, which improves light transmittance and suppresses backlight ghosts and glareInternal focus technology supports faster AF. Aspherical lenses with low dispersion, 1 aspherical glass for various aberrations compensation, 1 low-dispersion glass, and 1 ultra-low dispersion glass to suppress dispersion. It has a 7-blade circular aperture and an F1.8 large aperture.
Price and availability
Yongnuo YN16mm f1.8S DA DSM specifications
- Focal length: 16mm
- Diagonal View angle: 82.62 Degree
- Vertical View angle: 57.62 Degree
- Horizontal View angle: 72.35 Degree
- Mount type: Sony E mount
- Frame: APS-C
- Lens structure: 10 elements in 8 groups
- Aperture blades: 7 pcs
- Minimum aperture: F/16
- Minimum focusing distance: 0.17m
- Maximum magnification: 0.15×
- Drive system: DSM stepping motor
- Filter diameter: 58mm
- Diameter and length: 64×69mm
- Weight: 273g
Last year, Yongnuo announced a YN50mm F1.8S DF DSM lens for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. The Sony E mount lens received an optical scheme consisting of 11 elements in 8 groups, with 6 special optical elements, and it costs $318.