Sony has launched FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II (SEL2470GM2) lens online in the US. It costs $2,299.99 USD and is now available to pre-order online from Amazon US. Check out the current pricing and availability here( Amazon affiliate link ).
Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II (SEL2470GM2) lens is the successor to the first-gen 24-70mm F2.8 GM lens ( SEL2470GM ) launched a while back. It has an F2.8 aperture throughout its zoom range and offers improved focusing and image quality. According to Sony, SEL2470GM2 is the Smallest and lightest F2.8 24-70mm zoom in its class.
Sony has equipped the new 24-70mm F2.8 GM II lens with Four XD Linear Motors and floating focus to achieve fast, precise, and quiet Autofocus. The minimum focusing distance at 24mm is 8.3 inches. At the 70mm zoom end, the min focus distance increase to 11.8 inches.
Sony has equipped this new lens with a new feature called zoom smoothness switch which let you adjust the stiffness of the zoom ring. You also get Two customizable focus hold buttons, an Aperture ring, a click/de-click switch, and an iris lock.
Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II (SEL2470GM2) weighs 695g which is approx. 200g lighter than the first-gen lens. Sony ships this with a Petal-shaped, bayonet mount lens hood with a filter control window to let you easily adjust the attached filter like a polarizer easily. Check out the detailed specs and features below.
Sony has launched FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G lens ( selp1635g ) for its Sony Alpha E-mount cameras. It costs $1,199.99 in the US and will be available to pre-order from Amazon US, B&H Photo, Adorama, etc starting March 23rd. According to the listing on Amazon, this item will be released / ship to pre-ordered customers on June 24, 2022 only.
Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G lens ( selp1635g ) is World’s Lightest Constant F4 Wide-Angle Power Zoom Lens offering a nice wide focal length for both photography and videography. On Crop sensor cameras like Sony A6600, this gives an equivalent focal length of 24-52.5 mm.
For the first time in a Sony Alpha lens the FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G uses four XD linear motors for the power zoom function in addition to the two XD linear motors used for focus. With this newly designed electronic power zoom system, the FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G provides advanced control with the response and immediacy of non-powered manual zoom.
This lens has got 2 AA elements (advanced aspherical) and a conventional aspherical element, along with One Super ED glass and One ED glass element to produce excellent image quality throughout the focal range.
The minimum focus distance of the Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G lens is 11 inches ( 0.28m ) at the wide 16mm end and 9.5 inches at the zoomed-in 35mm focal length.
Sony has equipped this lens with two XD (Extreme Dynamic) Linear motors to control autofocus. While many Sony G-master lenses are notorious for their focus breathing, this lens got it under control and has minimal focus breathing.
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Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G lens Technical Specs
Package name: SELP1635G FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G – Full-frame Constant-Aperture Wide-angle Power Zoom G Lens
Mount: Sony E-mount
Minimum focus distance: 0.92 inch (W)-0.79 inch (T) / 0.28 mm (W)-0.24(T)
Focal length: 16-35 mm
Crop sensor APS-C focal lenght: 24-52.5 mm
Lens construction: 12-groups / 13-elements
Aperture: Contast F4 throught the focal range
Minimum aperture: F22
Aperture blades: 7
Zoom system: Powered 4x XD Linear Motors
Focus motors: 2 XD Linear Motors
Built-in Image stabilization: No
Weight: 12.5 oz / 353 g
Filter thread diameter: 72 mm
Build: Dust and moisture resistant design and front fluorine coating
Sony has launched a 35mm F1.4 GM prime E-mount lens ( SEL35F14GM ) for their Sony Alpha Full Frame bodies. It has a launch selling price of$1,399in the US. It is now in stock online on Amazon US.
Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens is a high-end Prime lens “delivering first-class image quality and beautiful bokeh in a compact and lightweight design”. This lens weighs just 524 grams.
Sony is using Two XA (extreme aspherical) elements and an ED Glass element for great optical performance and less chromatic aberrations.
For great bokeh, Sony has made this lens with 11 blades of aperture, offering a smoother and dreamy bokeh rendering. You can get circular bokeh even stopped down to F2.8.
This lens has a minimum focusing distance of 10.6 inches (27cm). For fast and accurate autofocus performance, Sony has equipped this lens with Two XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motors offering a fast, smooth, and silent AF performance.
Sony SEL35F14GM E-mount Lens Specs
35mm Prime Lens
Full Frame E-mount lens
F1.4 Max Aperture
F16 Min Aperture
52.5 Focal Length of APS-C Cameras
Lens Construction: 14 elements in 10 groups
67mm Filter thread
11 Aperture blades ( circular aperture )
Nano AR Coating II
Linear Response MF
XD Linear Motors
ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass
2 XA elements
Minimum focusing distance: 0.89 ft ( 27cm )
Dust and moisture-resistant design
Fluorine front-element coating
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