Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 35mm f/2 Aspherical Lens Officially Announced

The new Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 35mm f/2 Aspherical Lens for Nikon Z-mount is now officially announced. The US pricing has not announced yet, and it will be released in June 2022.

Voigtlander APO-LANTHAR 35mm f/2 Aspherical Lens for Nikon Z-mount

  • The Japanese suggested retail price is ¥ 120,000 (excluding tax)
  • Scheduled to be released in June 2022

The APO-LANTHAR 35mm F2 Aspherical is a high-performance quasi-wide-angle lens compatible with full-size (Nikon FX format) mirrorless cameras that uses the Nikon Z mount, which is a perfect match with the APO-LANTHAR 50mm F2 Aspherical, a standard lens that pursues ultimate performance. is. The apochromat design, which makes the on-axis chromatic aberration of RGB, which constitutes the three primary colors of light, as close to zero as possible, realizes performance that completely changes the values of quasi-wide-angle lenses. With a tight style, it also has high mobility and good handling.

Main features

Designed exclusively for Nikon Z mount

Equipped with an optical system optimized for the image sensor of mirrorless cameras that use the Nikon Z mount. This lens has a full-size image circle and can be used with both full-size (Nikon FX format) mirrorless cameras and APS-C size (Nikon DX format) mirrorless cameras.

Apochromat design

While thoroughly eliminating various aberrations such as axial chromatic aberration, we are pursuing the ultimate performance in terms of resolution and contrast reproducibility.

Optical glass and mechanical parts that lead to high performance

Of the 11 elements in 9 groups, 5 abnormally dispersed glasses and 2 double-sided aspherical lenses are used, and a floating mechanism is also equipped.

Information communication with the body by electronic contacts

An electronic contact is mounted on the lens mount to realize telecommunications between the lens and the body. By combining a body compatible with telecommunications and the latest firmware * 1 , in addition to Exif information and in-body image stabilization (3 axes), 3 types of focusing support functions (focusing by changing the focus point frame color, focusing by peaking) , Focusing with the enlargement button) is supported.

12 apertures to enjoy ball bokeh expression

The 12 diaphragm blades have a special shape that is circular not only in the open F2 but also in F2.8 and F5.6. It is possible to draw using “ball blur” such as a point light source.

Manual focus for reliable focus operation

By adopting an all-metal helicoid unit processed and adjusted with high precision and high-quality grease that produces appropriate torque, focusing with a smooth operation feeling is realized. It enables fine focus adjustment.

  • 1 Precautions regarding a body that supports telecommunications

This product is equipped with electronic contacts, but there are restrictions on the body that can perform telecommunications. Please check the body list below. (Surveyed in April 2022)

Telecommunications compatible models and firmware * 2

* 2 If the firmware is less than the listed firmware, the performance may not be exhibited or some functions may be limited, so please use the latest firmware. 
For checking the firmware of your body and obtaining the latest firmware, please refer to the body instruction manual. 

* This product is developed and manufactured under a license agreement with Nikon Corporation.

Lens configuration diagram