Tokina Announces AT-X 12-28mm f4 Constant Aperture Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for APS-C Cameras

Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f4 for APS-C

Tokina has just announced a new wide-angle zoom lens for APS-C cameras, the AT-X 12-28mm f4. With a focal length equivalent to that of a 18-42mm lens on 35mm full-frame, the AT-X 12-28mm f4 offers a constant aperture rating of f4 at all zoom positions. Thanks to an optical design making use of aspherical elements and super-low dispersion glass, Tokina promises enough resolution to match even the highest megapixel-counting APS-C DSLRs currently on the market. A new AF mechanism furthermore promises faster and quieter autofocusing. Full specs after the break.

Tokina AT-X 12-28mm f4 Specs

Focal length (35mm-equivalent) 12-28mm (18-42mm)
Max./Min. aperture f4 / f22
Lens elements / groups 14 / 12
Min. focusing distance 9.8″ (25 cm)
Filter size 77mm
Size and weight D / L: 3.3″ (84 mm) / 3.54″ (90 mm); W: 18.7 oz (530 g)
Mount Canon, Nikon

The estimated street price of the lens is US-$ 599. We have no info yet on its availability. However, the lens is already listed at B&H Photo.

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