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Pentax SMCP-DA 40mm f/2.8 XS Lens for Digital SLR Cameras - Black

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About the Pentax 40mm F/2.8

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Fast / accurate auto-focus (18) , Lightweight (15) , Strong construction (13) , Consistent output (12) , Durable (9) , Easily interchangeable (9) , Rugged (9) , Nice bokeh (8) , Easy to clean (3)
Best Uses:
Night photography (8) , Low light (7) , Landscape/scenery (6) , Weddings (6) , Portraits (5) , General purpose (4)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (5) , Semi-professional (3) , Casual photographer (2) , Enthusiast (2) , Pro photographer (2) , Semi-pro photographer (1)

Pentax 40mm F/2.8 Features

  • Aesthetic design by world famous designer Marc Newson.
  • Ultra low profile is only 0.36 inches thin at 1.8 oz.
  • Fixed focal length 40mm prime lens is equivalent to 61mm in the 35mm format.
  • Short 16 inch minimum focus distance.
  • Maximum F2.8 aperture is ideal for existing light photography and creative depth of field applications.
  • Nine rounded aperture blades produce extraordinarily smooth, natural bokeh.
  • PENTAX SP (Super Protect) coating on lens surface helps repel elements and aids in cleaning.
  • PENTAX KAF mount is compatible with current and past K-mount compatible cameras.

Pentax 40mm F/2.8 Specifications

Focal Length 40mm (equiv 61mm)
Construction 5 elements in 4 groups
Angle of view 39°
F stop range f/2.8 to f/22
Closest Focusing Distance 1.31' (0.4m)
Maximum Magnification 0.13X
Filter Size 27mm
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 2.5 x 0.36" (62.9 x 9.2mm)
Weight 1.8 oz
Notes External appearance by renowned designer Marc Newson. SP (Super Protect) coating. "World's thinnest interchangeable lens" at time of introduction.
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