Samsung's NX series gets the fisheye

The company introduces a pancake fisheye for its interchangeable-lens cameras

Samsung

Adding to its growing lineup of lenses for its NX series of interchangeable-lens cameras, Samsung plans to release a 10mm f3.5 fisheye later this year.

The lens is Samsung's widest-angle model to date, and it looks like a pancake.

Here be specifications:

Mount Samsung NX i-Function
Focal range 10mm (15.4mm equivalent)
Aperture range f3.5 - f22
Aperture blades 7
Minimum focus distance 3.5 inches
Angle of view 180 degrees
Elements Seven elements in five groups (one aspherical lens)
Filter diameter n/a
Minimum length 1.0
Maximum length 1.0
Weight 2.5 ounces (est.)
MSRP n/a
Availability Second half of 2013

As per its usual practice, Samsung hasn't announced pricing, and it won't be available until later this year.

About the author

Lori Grunin is a senior editor for CNET Reviews, covering cameras, camcorders, and related accessories. She's been writing about and reviewing consumer technology and software since 1988.

 

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