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Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE
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atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE

Tele Prime
85mm f/1.8 AF
Mounts: Sony E
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Instruction Manual   PDF, 1.12 Mb
Full Frame
Sensor Size
72mm
Filter Size
645g
Weight
Accessories
Super Low Dispersion Glass Internal Focus System Multi-Coating
Instruction Manual   PDF, 1.12 Mb
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Description

About atx-m Series

atx-m series is targeting high speed growing mirrorless cameras market with high quality and yet superior cost performance optical lenses.

Preserving the Tokina's advanced technology (atx) new series is marked with "m" letter, that stands for "motif" and "mirrorless"- motivation that Tokina provides to photographer for creating unique and breathtaking photos with mirrorless cameras.

"An ideal prime lens for ambient light portraits, photos and videos with excellent image quality and beautiful smooth bokeh, fast and accurate autofocus, packed in a solid premium looking body."

Chris Anagnostopoulos

"The Tokina 85mm is an extension of your eye when working in the studio, its exceptional image quality and smooth, pleasing Bokeh combined with fast, silent and accurate autofocus make it the perfect tool for portraiture and low-light photography in challenging conditions."

Michael Burnham

Product Overview

The first lens debuting in atx-m series is 85mm F1.8 FE designed to fit Sony E-mount full frame cameras.

It is a completely newly designed medium tele photo prime lens in Tokina line-up featuring popular 85mm focal length and fast f/1.8 aperture that is excellent spec combination for shooting portraits, landscapes, street snaps and close up shots. Being manufactured according with Sony-licensed specifications 85mm F1.8 FE reassures overall quality and joy of capturing the world taking full advantage of the most latest and high advanced functions of Sony mirrorless cameras.

Optical Performance

10 optical elements including one SD (Low-dispersion) generate the image with excellent resolution from corner to corner, high contrast, low distortion / chromatic aberrations, great compression and nature color rendition.

LENS CONSTRUCTION MTF CHART

Overall resolution and contrast performance | Model: Rina KitagawaForeground bokeh | Model: Rina KitagawaShadows reproduction | Model: Rina Kitagawa

Large diameter front element contributes in low light fall-off and smooth bokeh through all image area - decisive feature for ideal portrait lens.

Smooth bokeh for portrait shooting | Model: Rina KitagawaSmooth bokeh thanks to large aperture and size of the lens elementsComparatively round light points in out of focus area thanks to low light fall-off capabilities

Mechanics & Electronics

Quiet, speedy and accurate focusing is realized by ST-M focus motor actuation. Smooth and precise manual focusing thanks to all-metal made unit and high standard grease lubricants.

Functionality

The Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE is made compatible to autofocus and other functions of the Sony camera providing perfect functionality and usability for the photographer.

Full compatibility with AF system

The Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE is fully compatible with Fast Hybrid AF system and all AF function settings, providing the same AF performance as with proprietary E-mount AF lenses. Fine manual focus adjustment along with Face/Eye Priority AF, Real-time Eye AF are also compatible.

MF Assist function

Accurate focusing is supported by compatibility to MF Assist function, when fine focusing adjustment is operated by manual rotation of the focusing ring with the simultaneous interlocking with image enlarging function and bar distance display on the monitor.

Optical correction

Due to the data transmittance ability via electric contacts the camera obtains necessary data from the lens chip to correct shading, distortion and lateral chromatic aberrations. Optical corrections can be done by the camera as well.

5-Axis Image Stabilization

By transmitting focal length data the Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE is able to get maximum use of In-Body 5-Axis Image Stabilization function of the camera.

High-Light Features

  • Superior resolving ability from corner to corner, smooth and beautiful bokeh thanks to fast aperture f/1.8, large diameter of front glass element and low light fall-off performance.
  • Effective ghost and flares care thanks to Tokina's exclusive Super Low Reflection Coating with water, oil&dust repellent abilities.
  • Complete data correspondence with camera body that provides full advantage of the latest features of the Sony A7 series such as 5-axis image stabilization, MF assist, Face/Eye Priority AF, Real-time Eye AF and the electronic distance scale.

Notes:

  • Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE is developed and manufactured in accordance with Sony-licensed specification.
  • Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE cannot be used with the NEX series.
Specifications
General info
Model
atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE
Model Description
Tokina atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE
Series
atx-m
Type
Tele Prime
Sensor Size
Full Frame
Mount
Sony E
Color
Black
Country of Origin
China
Main specifications
Focal Length
85mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Automatic Aperture
Yes
Angle of View
28.5°
Minimum Focusing Distance
0.8m
Macro Ratio
1:8
Focusing Mode
Automatic
Manual Focusing Ring
Yes
Autofocus Switch
Camera Switch
Focusing Type
Internal Focus
Filter Size
72mm
Coating
Multi-coating
Construction
Construction E/G
10 Elements in 7 Groups
Aperture Blades
9
Lens Hood
BH-727
Electrical Contacts
Yes
Additional info
JAN/EAN code
4961607634486
Dimensions
93.23x80 mm
Weight
645g
Package
Carton Box, Front Lens Cap, Instructions Manual, Lens Hood, Rear Lens Cap, Warranty Sheet
Warranty
2 Year Limited Warranty
Gallery
Video
atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE review (Spanish)
atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE review (Cantonese)
atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE sample photo and video footage
atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE: best portrait lens for Sony full frame
atx-m 85mm F1.8 FE review (Czech)
Tokina ambassador's voice: Michael Burnham (USA)
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