New Sony E mount fast prime lenses are coming! According to the latest rumors from SAR, after three years’ waiting (The last APS-C E-mount lens Sony Vario-Tessar T E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS was announced on August 27 2013), Sony is still committed to focus back on making APS-C E-mount lenses!
Both APS-C 23.5mm f/1.8 OSS and APS-C 18.5mm f/1.8 OSS lenses are now in investigating. From SAR:
“I had the chance to talk with a street photographer in Japan who says he participated as a photographer in a Sony marketing research focus group…They were also asked about their thoughts on specific hypothetical lenses, they were told these lenses don’t exist nor is Sony working on them but the marketing team wanted to know what they had to say assuming such lenses existed, these imaginary lenses were described in the questionnarie as an APS-C 23.5mm f/1.8 OSS and an APS-C 18.5mm f/1.8 OSS both with a price and image quality similar to the 35mm f/1.8 OSS…”
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