Zeiss Milvus 1.4/35 Announced

On Wednsday, Zeiss announced a new lens in its Milvus line – the Milvus 1.4/35 which Zeiss claim should be “immune” to chromatic aberration.

In case you forgot the Milvus line of lenses is considered the new “regular” line for DSLR (Canon/Nikon), manual lenses, with d-click option, weather proof, with the same image quality throughout the line. The new lens is the 10’th lens in this line (you can find more info on all of Zeiss lens lines in our Zeiss Photokina 2016 interview).

The Zeiss Milvus 1.4/35

So what can we say about the new Zeiss Milvus 1.4/35? here are the basic specs:

  • a 35mm full frame coverage lens (Canon and Nikon mounts) with f/1.4 aperture.
  • Construction – 14 elements in 11 groups.
  • Aperture blades – 9 rounded.
  • Min focus distance – 30 cm.
  • Weight – 39.9 ounces (1,131 grams) or 41.4 ounces (1,174 grams) depending on the mount.
  • Filter- 72mm.
  • The lens will be available in August 2017 and will be priced just under $2000.

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Iddo Genuth
Iddo Genuth is the founder and chief editor of LensVid.com. He has been a technology reporter working for international publications since the late 1990's and covering photography since 2009. Iddo is also a co-founder of a production company specializing in commercial food and product visual content.

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