New Sony  FE 24-50mm F2.8 G

Sony has excitedly announced the 72nd addition to the Sony full-frame E-mount lens lineup and it is extremely compact and lightweight with high-resolution performance. Say hello to the new Sony FE 24-50mm F2.8 G standard zoom lens! Having a versatile 24mm to 50mm focal range with a constant F2.8 maximum aperture, the lens produces stunning bokeh and enables creative flexibility across the entire zoom range. Coupling this with the FE 24-50mm F2.8 G's compact form factor, it's time to get ready to capture everything from portraits to everyday snapshots, landscapes, and video with ultimate portability and no sacrifice. 

The FE 24-50mm F2.8 G is Sony's first-ever full-frame F2.8 standard zoom lens in the G series lens lineup. Designed to be compact with outstanding optical performance, it has a filter diameter of φ67 mm, maximum diameter of 74.8 mm (about 2.94 in), length of 92.3 mm (about 3.63 in), and weight of approximately 440 g (about 15.52 oz). Despite its compact size, the lens maintains exceptional image quality throughout all focal lengths. This is made possible by the incorporation of four aspherical lenses and two elements of Extra Low Dispersion (ED) glass. These advanced elements effectively minimize chromatic aberrations, resulting in high-resolution performance that remains consistent from the centre to the corners of the frame.

Being a part of Sony's G lens series, the FE 24-50mm F2.8 G creates beautiful, smooth bokeh thanks to its 11-blade circular aperture and well-controlled spherical aberration. It has a minimum shooting distance of 0.19 m (AF) at the wide end and a maximum magnification of 0.30 x (AF) for detailed shooting, plus optical optimization has achieved impressive close-up performance at all focal lengths.

The FE 24-50mm F2.8 G is equipped with two linear motors to achieve extremely fast, precise, and quiet focusing with AF (autofocus). It also supports high-speed continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking of up to 120 frames per second, a feature offered on Sony’s newest full-frame mirrorless camera, the Alpha 9 III. Because of these AF capabilities, the FE 24-50mm F2.8 G is an excellent choice for video production, especially when shooting in high frame rates like 4K 120p or FHD 240p movie recording. It supports in-camera Active Mode Image Stabilization for fast-paced shooting and is compatible with the Focus Breathing Compensation. Additionally, the Linear Response MF offers intuitive and precise manual focus adjustments, a feature beneficial for filmmaking.

The FE 24-50mm F2.8 G boasts intuitive controls designed to offer ultimate operability. These features include a customizable focus hold button, aperture ring, aperture click ON/OFF switch and focus mode switch. Additionally, the front element of the is fluorine coated, which effectively repels and effortlessly eliminates fingerprints, dust, water, oil, and other contaminants. This dust and moisture-resistant design makes it a reliable option for any environment. 

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