Viltrox 27mm f/1.2 Reviews Posted Ahead of Late August Launch

Viltrox AF 27mm f/1.2 PRO XF: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama
Viltrox AF 75mm f/1.2 PRO XF:
 B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

The Viltrox 27mm f/1.2 is still expected to launch in August on or after August 21st. Yet Reviews have been posted for weeks now on Youtube.

Summary of the above review:

  • $550
  • About 41mm
  • 560g
  • Metal Mount and focus ring
  • Weather Sealing
  • USB-C Updates
  • 1/3 stop aperture control ring
  • Moderate focus breathing
  • 67mm filter threat side
  • No IBIS
  • No AF/MF switch and cant be declicked
  • Very sharp even at f/1.2
  • f/16 diffraction
  • Viltrox lenses keep getting sharper
  • Low distortion but there is vignetting that is easy to correct
  • 28cm close focus distance
  • Sharp up close or far away
  • No Chroma issues even at f/1.2
  • Sunstars at f/8 but never great
  • Bokeh is good
  • There is some LoCA that is gone by f/2.8
  • One of the best lenses every made for X-Mount

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