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Voigtlander has officially unveiled the Super Nokton 29mm f/0.8 Aspherical Lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. This is a mechanical, de-clicked, manual focus lens.

Yes, you read that right. That isn’t a typo, this lens is f/0.8. This fast aperture makes the lens a good option for working in very low light environments or if you want a very shallow depth of field.

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The Voigtlander Super Nokton 29mm f/0.8 Aspherical Lens is slightly faster than the KIPON Ibelux 40mm f/0.85 Lens for Micro Four Thirds.

Key features

  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • 58mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/0.8 to f/16
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Stepless, De-Clicked Aperture Ring
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 12-Blade Diaphragm

The lens offers a 58mm (35mm equivalent) focal length, which makes it suitable for a variety of applications. The optical design consists of a pair of ground aspherical elements that are claimed to help to achieve a high degree of sharpness and accurate rendering. It has a 12 bladed aperture.

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The lens has a minimum focusing distance of 36.5cm (1.2′). It also features the Selective Aperture Control System that enables switching between a stepless, de-clicked aperture and a traditional aperture control method with click stops.

The 29mm f/0.8 joins the following lenses in the series:

  • 10.5mm F0.95
  • 17.5mm F0.95
  • 25mm F0.95
  • 42.5mm F0.95
  • 60mm F0.95

Price & Availability

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The lens will be available from the 10th of December for $1,799.00 USD.