Tokina will soon be shipping its latest AT-X 16-28mm F2.8 PRO FX zoom lens for full frame Canon and Nikon digital SLR cameras. First unveiled at PMA 2010, the 16-28mm lens will be launched on August 6th for Nikon; mid-September for Canon. It will retail for about US $1400.
The AT-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO FX lens incorporates Tokinaâ€™s newly developed AF system that features a quieter Silent Drive-Module (SD-M) autofocus motor and promises more precise focusing. The weather-sealed lens comes with a fixed lens hood and does not incorporate a filter thread.
Its lens constitution comprises 13 groups of 15 lenses, with a minimum focusing distance of 0.28m and maximum magnification ratio of 1:5.26.
[Site: Tokina Japan]