Samyang XP 50mm F1.2 confirmed for Canon full-frame DSLR users

South Korean lens manufacturer Samyang has confirmed that a new XP 50mm F1.2 is set to be made available for Canon full-frame DSLR owners.

The lens is said to be optically good enough to work with cameras whose sensors exceed 50MP, although Samyang also cites 8K video as a suitable application.

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Matt Golowczynski

The former editor of Digital Camera World, "Matt G" has spent the bulk of his career working in or reporting on the photographic industry. For two and a half years he worked in the trade side of the business with Jessops and Wex, serving as content marketing manager for the latter. 

Switching streams he also spent five years as a journalist, where he served as technical writer and technical editor for What Digital Camera before joining DCW, taking on assignments as a freelance writer and photographer in his own right. He currently works for SmartFrame, a specialist in image-streaming technology and protection.