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The about $1499 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon debuts in late 2015 for the Sony A7 series, with full frame sensors.
The Loxia 21/2.8 is an all-new design, a Distagon design which is ray angle friendly for a digital sensor; it is not a derivative of the Zeiss ZM 21mm f/2.8 Biogon, whose ray angle is too extreme to be suitable for full-frame digital. The Loxia 21/2.8 design is not derived from Zeiss ZF.2 21mm f/2.8 Distagon but has a design specific to mirrorless.
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