Meyer-Optik Goerlitz has announced what it’s calling the world’s fastest lens, introducing the Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95, price tag $2,999.

This third edition of the lens is available in Sony E, Fuji X and Leica M mounts, and its construction is comprised of 10 elements in 7 groups. It also boasts 15 aperture blades, promising smooth bokeh.

The new Nocturnus has a minimum focus distance of 50 cm and weighs 790 grams.

The Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95 is priced $2,999, Meyer-Optik has reduced the cost for the first 100 pre-orders to $1,799 and down to $1,749 for the first 50 pre-order units.

The Meyer-Optik Goerlitz Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95 release date is expected for August 2018.

Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95 Specs

  • Focal length: 50 mm
  • Aperture: f0.95-11
  • Angle of view: 23°
  • Minimum focusing distance: 50 cm
  • Filter diameter: 67 mm
  • Optical design: 10 elements in 7 groups
  • Aperture blades: 15, steel, special anti-reflex coating
  • Weight: 790 g
  • Color: Black or Silver
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Meyer-Optike Goerlitz launches ultra fast Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95
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Meyer-Optik Goerlitz has announced what it’s calling the world’s fastest lens, introducing the Nocturnus 50mm f/0.95, price tag $2,999.
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