This New Samyang 50mm F1.2 is Designed to Resolve 50MP

The megapixels keep getting higher and higher, so lenses are being designed to match.

Samyang is and has always been known for their budget lens options; notably for their excellent image quality, if often held back by hit or miss build quality. In recent years the company has done a lot to improve upon that image, improving the overall build quality and stepping into AF lens territory with their Sony FE lenses. But today the company announced a new lens that harkens back to their bread and butter, quality manual focus primes with fast apertures; and that is exactly what the new XP 50mm F1.2 is. Continue reading…