NEWS: Sony Introduces Two New APS-C Lenses

30 August 2019 | Category: General News

NEWS: Sony Introduces Two New APS-C Lenses

Sony has announced two new APS-C zoom lenses in the G LensTM series for its E-mount line-up; the E 16-55mm F2.8 G standard zoom lens and the E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens. With this announcement, Sony’s versatile E-mount system now features a total of 54 lenses.

Ultra-Sharp APS-C E 16-55mm F2.8 G Standard Zoom

The 16-55mm (24-82.5mm in 35mm equivalent focal length) APS-C standard zoom with a constant F2.8 aperture offers excellent G Lens image quality with outstanding all-around performance. This lens is ideal for professionals as well as enthusiasts to capture landscapes, portraits, and everyday snapshots.

Key Features

• High corner-to-corner resolution throughout the zoom range even at F2.8

• Two AA (advanced aspherical) and two aspherical elements suppress aberration for outstanding corner-to-corner G Lens resolution, while three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements reduce chromatic aberration and colour bleeding down to a minimum

• Nano AR coating suppresses flare and ghosting, creating high image quality

• 9-blade circular aperture mechanism and precisely controlled spherical aberration ensure beautiful bokeh

• Bright constant F2.8 optics in a compact, lightweight lens – weighing just 494 grams

• XD (extreme dynamic) linear motor – as utilised in G Master™ series lenses – utilised for fast, precise, quiet AF and tracking

• Professional control and reliability

• Customisable focus hold button for instantaneous operation

• Linear response MF for fine, responsive manual focus control

• Dust and moisture resistant design in order to deal with difficult outdoor conditions

• Fluorine coated front element to resist dirt and fingerprints

Sony | E 16-55mm F2.8 G | Product Feature


Compact and Lightweight APS-C E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS Super-Telephoto Zoom

The new E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens with optimised optical and mechanical design provides excellent G Lens image quality throughout the image area, right out to the maximum 350mm (105-525mm in 35mm equivalent) focal length. High optical performance is combined with the convenience and mobility of a compact, lightweight design – even with 5x zoom. It also includes built-in optical image stabilisation which adds even further stability and convenience to this versatile super-telephoto zoom that is ideal for sports and wildlife photographers.

Key Features

• Excellent corner-to-corner G Lens image quality all the way to 350mm

• One aspherical lens suppresses optical aberration and provides outstanding resolution from corner-to-corner

• Three ED glass elements suppress chromatic aberration and control colour blur even at the corners

• Circular aperture contributes to soft, beautiful bokeh

• Compact, lightweight design weighing just 625 grams makes this 5x super-telephoto zoom remarkably mobile

• Sony’s advanced XD linear motor technology in an APS-C format lens, for fast, precise AF and tracking

• Excellent control and reliability

• Built-in Optical SteadyShot™ image stabilisation makes it easier to capture images with greatly reduced blur, particularly when shooting at super-

telephoto focal lengths

• A conveniently placed focus hold button can be assigned a variety of functions via the camera body

• An AF/MF focus mode switch on the lens makes it easy to quickly switch between auto and manual focus to respond to changing shooting needs

• Engage the zoom lock switch to prevent the lens from extending under its own weight during transportation

• Dust and moisture resistant design

Sony | E 70-350mm F4.5-6.3 G OSS | Product Feature