Samyang has revealed two new cine lenses, the Xeen 14mm T3.1 and 35mm T1.5, expanding its family of '4K+' lenses for filmmakers and videographers to five.

Samsung says it also plans to launch two more Xeen lenses in the second half of the year. Priced at £1,599 each, the Xeen 14mm T3.1 and 35mm T1.5 feature X-Coating technology, designed to help create a ‘cinematic look’. Due out in early March, the new cine lenses are available in PL, EF, F, E and MFT mounts.

Press release
SEOUL, February 5, 2016

Global optics brand, Samyang Optics, has announced the release of 2 new lenses: XEEN 14mm T3.1 and 35mm T1.5. These two lenses, along with the existing 24mm T1.5, 50mm T1.5 and 85mm T1.5 lenses, create a perfect balanced five-lens-set for filming video and cinema with the outstanding image quality from resolving power for 4K+ production.

XEEN is a specialized brand in professional video-cine lens launched by Samyang Optics in 2015. The XEEN lenses are designed with Samyang Optics’ know-how and have outstanding optical performance for 4K+ with the X-Coating Technology, ensuring maximum image quality to create a cinematic look.

The 24mm x 36mm negative size allows XEEN to not only work with full frame cameras, but also with Super 35, APS-C and APS-H cameras. The lenses are available in five different mounts – PL, EF, F, E, and MFT and two different focus scales – metric and imperial units. Also, the aluminium metal housing is known for its reliability in various shooting conditions.

Most of the XEEN lenses come in a bright T1.5 aperture. The lenses deliver high quality footage with clear contrast and impressive colours, even under less-than-optimal lighting conditions. The large aperture also creates a pleasing bokeh effect for a cinematic look.

“Thanks to the rise of multi-channel networks, the demands for video creation is internationally surging and the expectation of video quality is also increasing,” stated a XEEN official. He continued, “to satisfy the international needs, we have completed the first five lenses which deliver a high-quality cinematic image.” As an answer to the future product plan, he carefully disclosed that two more XEEN lenses will be announced in the second half of the year.

Created to deliver infinite possibilities, XEEN14mm and 35mm lenses will be globally available in early March. The recommended retail price of each lens is £1,599 inc VAT.

More detailed product information is available on the official website (www.xeenglobal.com) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/xeenglobal) or Samyang Lens Global Facebook (www.facebook.com/samyanglensglobal).

For further information please contact Jane Nicholson at jane@intro2020.co.uk
Intro 2020 Limited, Priors Way, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 2HR
Tel: 01628 674411

  • CEONUPE

    not samsung but samyang