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."
"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."
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.