Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 Macro Lens Announced, Price $498, Available for Pre-order

Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens

Sony USA today has just announced the Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens. This new lens offers outstanding image quality and bokeh and allows the photographer to get sharp close-up shots of their subject. It costs $498, available for pre-order at AdoramaB&H and will start shipping in September 2016.


  • Sony FE 50mm F2.8 MacroPre-OrderAdorama/ B&H

Key Features

  • Full-frame 50mm macro lens with 1:1 magnification
  • f/2.8 max. aperture for low-light and shallow depth of field
  • Get close with 6.25” (0.16m) minimum focusing distance
  • 7-blade circular aperture design produce beautiful bokeh
  • ED glass effectively compensates for axial chromatic aberration
  • Robust and reliable dust and moisture resistant design
  • Focus-mode switch, focus-range limiter and focus-hold button
  • Distance scale, Magnification scale and Distance index
  • Compact (2.78”) and lightweight (8.3 oz.) for high mobility
  • Great for scenery and portraits as well as macro shots.

imagesSony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 50 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Sony FE
Maximum aperture F2.8
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Elements 8
Groups 8
Special elements / coatings Extra-low Dispersion glass
Minimum focus 0.16 m (6.3)
Maximum magnification 1×
Autofocus Yes
Full time manual No
Focus method Extending front
Distance scale Yes
DoF scale No
Focus distance limiter Yes
Weight 236 g (0.52 lb)
Diameter 71 mm (2.8)
Length 71 mm (2.8)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 55.0 mm
Hood supplied No
Tripod collar No

See also Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro lens sample images

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