Kowa Announces 3 New Micro Four Thirds Lenses 0

Japanese optical manufacturer Kowa has outed three types of short-focus lenses designed for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The Kowa Prominar 8.5mm f2.8, Prominar 12mm f1.8, and Prominar 25mm f1.8 feature high-performance, low-distortion lens with low-dispersion glass and aspherical lens for achieving realistic images. The Kowa lenses are scheduled to be released this 2014 summer. Prices are yet to be announced.

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Kowa Prominar 8.5mm F2.8

  • Focal length: 8.5mm
  • F value / maximum relative aperture (T value): F2.8/T3.0
  • TV distortion levels: 0.12%
  • Angle of view: 93.5 ˚ × 77.1 ˚
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.2m
  • Field covered at minimum focusing distance: 239 × 179mm

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Kowa Prominar 12mm F1.8

  • Focal length: 12mm
  • F value / maximum relative aperture (T value): F1.8/T1.9
  • TV distortion levels: 0.59%
  • Angle of view: 74.9 ˚ × 59.6 ˚
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.2m
  • Field covered at minimum focusing distance: 182 × 136mm

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Kowa Prominar 25mm F1.8

  • Focal length: 25mm
  • F value / maximum relative aperture (T value): F1.8/F1.9
  • TV distortion levels: -0.57%
  • Angle of view: 409 ˚ × 31.1 ˚
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.25m
  • Field covered at minimum focusing distance: 125 × 93mm

[Kowa via Dicahub via Photo Rumors]