Sony FE 14mm F1.8 GM Lens Announced, Priced $1,598, Available for Pre-Order

Sony has just officially announced the new Sony FE 14mm F1.8 GM lens. It is a compact ultra-wide-angle for full-frame E-mount cameras, featuring 14 elements, including aspherical, ‘extreme’ aspherical, ‘Super’ ED and ED glass. Flare and ghosting is reduced by Sony’s ‘Nano AR II’ coating. The focus group is driven by dual ‘XD’ linear motors. The lens has a minimum focus distance of 0.25m (9.8″) and a 0.1x maximum magnification.

This new lens costs $1,598, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Sony FE 14mm F1.8 GM lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 14 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Sony FE
Aperture
Maximum aperture F1.8
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 9
Optics
Elements 14
Groups 11
Special elements / coatings 1 Super ED + 1 aspherical + 2 XA + 2 ED, Nano AR coating II
Focus
Minimum focus 0.25 m (9.84)
Maximum magnification 0.1×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Linear Motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 460 g (1.01 lb)
Diameter 83 mm (3.27)
Length 100 mm (3.94)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter notes Rear sheet filter cut-outs
Hood supplied Yes

Buttery Smooth Bokeh.

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