Samsung's NX series gets the fisheye

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


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:

MountSamsung NX i-Function
Focal range10mm (15.4mm equivalent)
Aperture rangef3.5 - f22
Aperture blades7
Minimum focus distance3.5 inches
Angle of view180 degrees
ElementsSeven elements in five groups (one aspherical lens)
Filter diametern/a
Minimum length1.0
Maximum length1.0
Weight2.5 ounces (est.)
AvailabilitySecond half of 2013

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

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