Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Lens Announced, Priced $1,698

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Along with the Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM lens, Sony also officially announced the Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Lens. It is a ultra wide zoom lens , featuring ED and Super ED elements as well as a Nano AR coating, 7 circular aperture blades, a minimum focus distance of 0.28m and max magnification of 0.14x. It costs $1,698, first available for Pre-Order at B&H.

New FE 12-24mm F4 G Ultra-Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

A uniquely designed ultra wide-angle zoom lens, the new FE 12-24mm F4 G lens produces outstanding image quality in a compact, lightweight design, weighing in at approximately 20 oz. Sony’s widest full-frame E-mount lens, it offers a dynamic perspective for landscape, architecture and interior photography, and is well-suited for both stills and video shooting.

The lens features an innovative optical design with four aspherical elements that ensure excellent corner to corner sharpness and resolution. Additionally, the lens has three ED glass elements and one Super ED glass element that minimize chromatic aberration throughout the entire image, and also includes Sony’s original Nano AR coating.

The new FE 12-24mm F4 G lens includes a DDSSM (Direct Drive SSM) for fast, quiet and precise AF performance, plus a customizable focus hold button and focus mode switch. It is also dust and moisture resistant.

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  • Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G Lens.–   Pre-Order — at B&H.

Detailed Specifications:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 12–24 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Sony FE
Aperture
Maximum aperture F4–22
Minimum aperture F4–22
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Optics
Elements 17
Groups 13
Special elements / coatings Aspherical, ED & Super ED elements, Nano AR & fluorine coatings
Focus
Minimum focus 0.28 m (11.02)
Maximum magnification 0.14×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Piezoelectric
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 565 g (1.25 lb)
Diameter 87 mm (3.43)
Length 117 mm (4.61)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock No
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

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