Sony Announces the FE 24-50mm F2.8 G Compact Lens | Gadget Rental India

Sony Announces the FE 24-50mm F2.8 G Compact Lens | Gadget Rental India

Sony Announces the Compact FE 24-50mm F2.8 G Lens | Is this all you need?

Sony just announced the FE 24-50mm F2.8 G standard zoom lens. The 72nd addition to the full-frame E-mount lens lineup is compact and lightweight yet maintains high-resolution performance. The lens features a constant F2.8 maximum aperture, a versatile 24mm to 50mm focal range, and a compact form. factor.

Users are comparing it with Sony 24-70mm GM but as a lighter version of it. This compact full-frame F2.8 standard zoom lens is an excellent match for α-series bodies, with advanced lens technology ensuring that body performance is fully realized. 24-50 mm is an ideal range for everyday use. Outstanding G LensTMresolution and bokeh are available at all focal lengths, and precision AF means fast, sharp focus. Great for shooting stills and movies anywhere.

If you are curious about the product features we got you covered. Here is all the features details you should know:

Sony FE 24-50mm F2.8 G product features

Sharp and detailed at all focal lengths

Four aspherical elements and two ED (Extra low Dispersion) elements deliver high resolution throughout the 24-50 mm zoom range. Flare, ghosting, and color bleeding are subdued for clear rendering, while F2.8 and an 11-blade circular aperture unit can create stunning G Lens bokeh. Maximum magnification is 0.3x (AF)/0.33x (MF) with a minimum focus distance of 0.19 m (0.63 ft) (AF)/0.18 m (0.59 ft) (MF) at the wide end for stunning close-ups.

AF that brings out the best in high-performance bodies

Two specially optimized linear motors and a precision control system acquire focus on any subject with remarkable speed and accuracy. Tracking performance is also excellent and fully capable of keeping up even with Sony’s advanced model α9 III camera at up to 120 fps1. Precise, quiet focus is smoothly acquired and maintained even when shooting high frame rate 4K 120p or FHD 240p movies2.

<p>AF that brings out the best in high-performance bodies</p>

A compact F2.8 zoom that is ready to go anywhere

With four aspherical elements and a large F2.8 maximum aperture in an optical design that delivers outstanding imaging performance, this innovative lens is no more than 74.8 mm in diameter by 92.3 mm in length (3 x 3-3/4 inch). The use of engineering plastics for some components enhances durability while reducing weight to just 440 grams (15.6 oz.) for agile mobility and minimum stress during long shooting sessions.

<p>A compact F2.8 zoom that is ready to go anywhere</p>

Constant F2.8 in a mobile zoom is great for movies

Precise, quiet AF and an F2.8 aperture in a compact, lightweight zoom can be an advantage for movies. Minimal center of gravity shift makes this lens a good choice for gimbal or drone mounting. Combined with in-camera Active Mode stabilization3 it can deliver stable handheld footage at wide angles even while walking. It also supports in-camera breathing compensation4 and metadata recording.

<p>Constant F2.8 in a mobile zoom is great for movies</p>

Comprehensive control in a compact lens

Focus, zoom, and aperture rings provide comprehensive control. The aperture ring features switchable click stops. A customizable focus hold button and AF/MF switch are also provided. Linear Response MF ensures immediate, intuitive manual focus control. A dust and moisture resistant design maximizes reliability in challenging outdoor conditions5, and the front element features a fluorine coating. Filter diameter is 67 mm.

<p>Comprehensive control in a compact lens</p>

Lens Configuration

Impeccable Sony G Lens design emphasizes a graceful balance between high resolution and gorgeous background bokeh that can enhance the artist’s vision.

[1] Aspherical lens [2] ED (extra-low dispersion) glass


MTF Chart

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.

[1] Contrast (%) [2] Distance from optical center of lens (mm) [3] At 24 mm / F2.8 aperture [4] At 24 mm / F8 aperture [5] At 50 mm / F2.8 aperture [6] At 50 mm / F8 aperture

[7] Spatial frequency [8] 10 line pairs / mm [9] 30 line pairs / mm [10] Radial values [11] Tangential values

Sony FE 24-50mm F2.8 G Lens Availability & Rental Options 

The new FE 24-50mm F2.8 G will be available in May 2024. You will be able to rent Sony FE 24-50mm F2.8 G in Chandigarh Tricity Area once it is available. Stay tuned for more details on our social media accounts. In meantime do try out our wide range of E mount Lens.