Zhong Yi Optics has announced it’s released its Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III lens for Leica L mount camera systems, making it the first-ever F0.95 L mount lens. The L mount version of the lens joins the previously-released Canon RF, Leica M, Nikon Z and Sony E mount versions of the lens.
|The Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm F0.95 III lens mounted on a Sigma fp camera system.|
The lens is constructed of 11 elements in eight groups, including five high-refractive index elements, two extra-low dispersion elements and a single ‘Ultra High Refraction’ element. It features an aperture range of F0.95 through F16, uses a nine-blade aperture diaphragm and has a minimum focusing distance of 50cm (20”).
Below is a sample gallery of images, provided by Zhong Yi:
The lens is entirely manual and uses a 67mm front filter thread. It measures 75mm diameter (2.95”) by 88mm (3.46”) long and weighs 675g (1.5lbs). The Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95 III for Leica L mount camera systems is available now on Zhong Yi’s website for $799.