South Korean lens maker Samyang has this afternoon confirmed that it hopes to release a 24mm f/1.4 ED lens 'by the end of the year'.

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 imageSouth Korean lens maker Samyang has this afternoon confirmed that it hopes to release a 24mm f/1.4 ED lens ‘by the end of the year’.

The 13-elements-in-12-groups optic will feature four ED elements and two aspheric lenses.

The 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC will be available in Nikon, Canon, Pentax, Samsung NX, Sony Alpha and Four Thirds mounts.

A Samyang spokesman said the lens should be available by the end of 2011, or the start of 2012.