Sony Corp. has stated that it will begin the production of the FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS lens for mirrorless cameras on June 26 at a suggested list price of 148,000 yen. The lens was first displayed at Photokina 2014. The lens incorporates the bokeh characteristics of the G lens and is constructed with 15 elements in 11 groups. Some of its features include a close shooting distance of 28 cm and magnification ratio of 1:1. The lens weighs about 602g and is 79×130.5mm long.
An A-mount 35mm full-frame lens has been released by Sony. The Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM II priced at 275,000 yen succeeds the Vario- Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM. The former is constructed with 17 elements in 13 groups including 2 aspherical lenses and 2 ED lenses.
The T*coating serves to eliminate ghosting. Moving objects are tracked at a speed that is four times higher than that of the previous model. The lens weighs about 974 g and its closest shooting distance is 34cm along with a magnification power up to 0.25x.
Sony has also taken wraps off its A-mount 35mm full-frame lens, Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM II. The lens will be priced at 295,000 yen.
The lens weighs 872g and is constructed with 17 elements in 13 groups, which includes aspherical, super ED and ED lenses.