A while ago, Sony announced the introduction of three amazing G Lenses of 50mm, 40mm, and 24mm. When combined together, these lenses provide extremely high-quality images and operability. The FE 50mm F2.5 G (model SEL50F25G), FE 40mm F2.5 G (model SEL40F25G), and FE 24mm F2.8 G (model SEL24F28G) are the three brand-new innovations by Sony. Extremely compact in design and lightweight, these lenses provide high image quality. A perfect option for professional photographers and videographers who thrive on extraordinary shots and mobility. Check more on Sony’s official website.
A New Innovation by Sony
The new Sony lenses provide fabulous image resolution and are said to be satisfactory. When paired with a Sony full-frame camera or APS-C, the three lenses altogether give high-definition snapshots. The operation of the lenses is really smooth, precise, fast, and quiet autofocus capabilities. The lenses are proven to be a perfect option for portraiture, snap shooting, or even landscape shots.
Director of Product Marketing, Sony Europe, Yann Salmon said that Sony has been constantly working on innovating tools that can capture the beauty of the world. These three lenses are one of such innovations. Sony has always been a trusted brand when it comes to electronic products. In the world of electronics, Sony is a high-profile name. Yann Salmon further added to his statement that these lenses will help people capture different perspectives of the same scene. Snap shooting is a different experience, an experience that gives joy and happiness to one’s soul.
The 50mm lens by Sony is specially designed for portraitures, 40mm for still or movie snapshotting, and the 24mm lens for landscapes. Overall, they are a seamless option for capturing the best moments. All three lenses are of the size, 68mm diameter x 48mm. The filter diameter of the three lenses is also the same, 49mm. The weight of the three lenses slightly varies from each other.
50mm lens weighs 174g, 40mm weighs 173g, and 24mm weighs 162g. All three lenses feature the same stylish exteriors, but the focal lengths are clearly manifested for quick switches. Despite their compact design, the lenses comprise a focus hold button. The focus hold button can be customized by the user. It also consists of an aperture ring, focus mode switch, and aperture click switch. The aperture ring gives a more spontaneous and direct feel while shooting stills or moves. The finishing of the lenses is commendable. The aluminum exteriors and the Sony logo give them a very premium look.
Features of Sony G Lenses
The lenses are dust and water-resistant, which means they are highly durable. All three lenses have inbuilt two linear motors to deliver fast and precise autofocus with brilliant tracking performance. The autofocus is also quiet, hence it works for both stills and moves. The focus distance of the lenses are mentioned below:
|1. 50mm||0.18x AF/ 0.21x MF||0.35m AF/ 0.31m MF|
|2. 42mm||0.20x AF/ 0.23x MF||0.28m AF/ 0.25m MF|
|3. 24mm||0.13x AF/ 0.19x MF||0.24m AF/ 0.18m MF|
From the above data, it can be concluded that the 50mm lens is ideal for capturing various objects and scenes. The 40mm lens is ideal for movie shooting and the 24mm lens is ideal for close-ups with a blurred background.
All the lenses are now available in Sony stores and also on its official website. The estimated price of each lens is 63,490 INR.