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Zeiss Touit 12 mm f/ 2.8 Lens

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Zeiss Touit 12 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Zeiss Touit 12 mm f/ 2.8 lens

Optical design

Zeiss Touit 12 mm f/ 2.8 optical design

Zeiss Touit 12 mm f/ 2.8 optical design

Format: APS-C (crop)

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony E, Sony E, FujiFilm XF, FujiFilm XF

First year of production: 2013

Optical design: 11 elements in 8 groups

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Average price: $1360


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Additional information:


The Zeiss Touit 2.8/12 Distagon T*  is an ultra-wide angle prime lens for digital mirrorless Sony E and Fujifilm XF format cameras. The lens was announced in May 2013.

Distagon's optical scheme comprises 11 elements in 8 groups, including two aspherical glass elements and three anomalous dispersion glass elements. The elements are covered with a proprietary anti-reflective T* coating.

Additional information:

  • equivalent focal length  50 mm
  • angle of view (diag/hor/vert)  48° / 40° / 29°
  • working distance 29 cm
  • image diameter 28.2 mm
  • field covered at minimum focusing distance  214х142 mm (for APS-C)
  • max. magnification at minimum focusing distance 1:9
  • focus ring rotation 270°
  • focus ring diameter 65 mm
  • max. diameter 75 mm
  • length 60 mm (Е) or 58 mm (ХF)
  • length with caps 72 mm (E) or 76 mm (XF)
  • weight 200 g (Е) or 210 g (ХF)
  • price 670 € or 900 $  (VAT excluded)

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Posted by: dv   Date of publication: 02.05.2013

Mechanical quality4.003
Optical quality4.003
Pricing / Value2.673
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Owner reviews: Zeiss Touit 12 mm f/ 2.8

Ferenc Boloni 26.11.2018 16:28:29
Period of use: 3 months


Is one APS-C-sensor lens 18mm and not bad at all sharp on an entire image, not just the center.


Yes like most of the wide lens the distortions, and quite expensive.


Really hard find wide open APS-C lens sharp the entire image, this lens is great.