Sony has announced two new wide-angle zooms to augment their already impressive G Master full frame line of lenses.

G Master FE 16-35mm f/2.8 – Expected End of August

G Master 16-35mm

Sony G Master 16-35mm f/2.8

The FE-16-35mm f/2.8 GM is Sony’s first wide-angle G Master model and features an 11 blade near circular aperture, constant f/2.8 max aperture, five aspherical elements and two DDSSMs (Direct Drive SSM).

The lightweight and feature rich 16-35mm lens is ideal for landscape, architectural, close-up portrait and sports/action photographers looking to add a solid wide-angle option to their gear bags.

Key Features

  • Designed to achieve 50 line pairs/mm resolving power
  • Two XA (extreme aspherical) elements w/ high surface precision
  • Constant F2.8 max aperture throughout focal range
  • 11-blade circular aperture
  • Two Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM)
  • Nano AR Coating dramatically reduces flare and ghosting
  • Dust and moisture resistant
  • ED glass w/ multi‐coating reduces chromatic aberration
  • Instant auto/manual focus selection via a AF/MF switch
  • Customizable focus hold button expands operability
  • Fluorine front-element coating helps repel dirt and fingerprints

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G Master FE 12-24mm f/4 – Expected end of July

Sony G Master 12-24mm f/4

Sony G Master 12-24mm f/4

The ultra wide-angle FE 12-244mm f/4 is Sony’s widest full-frame E-mount lens and features four aspherical elements, 7-blade near circular aperture,  constant f/4 max aperture and Direct Drive SSM.

The lightweight (20 oz) 12-24mm lens is well-suited for both stills – landscape, architectural, and interior photography and video shooting.

Key Features

  • G lens design for corner-to-corner high resolution
  • Premium optics; 4 aspherical, 1 Super ED, 3 ED glass elements
  • Constant F4 max aperture throughout focal range
  • 7-blade circular aperture
  • Direct Drive Supersonic Wave Motor
  • Nano AR Coating dramatically reduces flare and ghosting
  • Dust and moisture resistant for robust reliability
  • Super ED and ED glass w/ multi‐coating reduces chromatic aberration
  • Instant auto/manual focus selection via an AF/MF switch
  • Customizable focus hold button expands operability

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