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Pentax announces the D FA* 85mm F1.4 SDM AW
Hi guys ........ a new lens for the K mount:

Model name: HD PENTAX-D FA85mmF1.4 SDM AW
Launch date: Scheduled to be launched in late, 2020
  • By incorporating three Super ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass optical elements, it effectively compensates chromatic aberrations and produces brilliant, high-contrast images even from open aperture.
  • Adopts one aspherical lens and achieves high delineation performance with good correction of spherical aberration, coma and field curvature.
  • High speed and smooth operation with newly developed SDM (Supersonic Direct-drive Motor) equipped with high torque ring type ultrasonic motor
  • Developing as an AW (All Weather model) this lens features a dependable dust-proof, weather-resistant structure to prevent the intrusion of water and dust into the lens interior.

One of the most waited for lenses in the Pentax lineup!
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Nice; but it would be nicer when they'll actually announce it (with market availability date and so on).
I'm sure Tokina will give the green light to announce it soon.
I was expecting you to do what you do best. Hoped it won't happen, but expecting it.

Tokina? Too busy rebadging second tier Chinese stuff:
Rebadging Pentax was probably too much for them.
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Out in less than a couple of weeks. Price in the €2k range. I picked up the DFA* 70-200/2.8 to go with my DFA*50/1.4 over the weekend so will sit out the first batch and get one of the 2nd batch Wink
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(03-27-2020, 11:04 PM)Klaus Wrote:

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Pentax-D FA* 85 f/1.4

Update - release June 26th, Weight of lens = 1255g, so a bit of glass in that beautiful body. Preorders start on 27th or 28th May. Looking at €2100

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