Zeiss has released more information about its new range of CSC lenses.
The Touit range currently comprises of two lenses, with more on the way, including an f/2.8 50mm macro lens. They are all autofocus lenses designed for Sony NEX and Fujifilm X cameras. Zeiss says Touit lenses are "substantially smaller and lighter then compatible SLR lenses", allowing for a lightweight and more compact kit.
General Product Features of Zeiss Touit Range:
Outstanding image quality
Excellent reflection reduction thanks to Carl Zeiss T anti-reflective coating.
Advanced stray light reduction.
Almost circular aperture with 9 blades, for especially harmonious rendition of highlights outside of the focal plane.
Precise, durable mechanics with a low weight
Complete compatibility with all Sony NEX and Fujifilm X camera functions (including reliable autofocus)
Robust metal design for many years of use
Grippy focus ring for precise manual focussing
Innovative product design for excellent usability and the highest aesthetic demands
The Touit f/2.8 12mm lens is a wide angle lens that uses some of the most extreme angles possible using a APS-C sensor. The imaging performance and light weight of the lens make wide angle shots witgh a mirrorless camra even easier. Take a look at our f/2.8 12mm sample photos.
The Touit f/1.8 32mm is a standard focal length lens designed specifically with Sony NEX and Fujifilm X cameras in mind. Take a look at our f/1.8 32mm sample photos.
Fujifilm firmware will soon be available which will offer quicker autofocus capabilities.
Both of the lenses come with a specifically designed lens hood as standard, and will be available from 1 June 2013. Another Touit lens, the f/2.8 50mm macro, will be available by the end of 2013.
The f/2.8 12mm lens has an RRP of £959 and the f/1.8 32mm will be available for £702.
For more information, take a look at our Zeiss lenses FAQ article
, and visit the Zeiss website