Image of the Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens

Sony right now launched a brand new prime in its premium G Grasp lens line. The Sony FE 35mm F1.four GM is the twelfth lens within the G Grasp sequence and the seventh prime. Collectively, the G Grasp assortment covers focal lengths from 12mm (FE 12–24 mm F2.eight GM) to 600mm (FE 600 mm F4 GM OSS), so Sony shooters who need the perfect optical efficiency have a number of lens choices and protection for practically each software, from wide-angle landscapes to excessive telephoto wildlife pictures.

The 35mm focal size is a good possibility for panorama and basic objective nature pictures. This lens incorporates a lot of Sony’s most superior optical applied sciences together with two XA (excessive aspherical) parts for optimum decision all through the body, and Nano AR II coating to stop lens flare. It’s AF system additionally contains two XD Linear Motors for very exact, speedy—and silent—autofocus. The lens has a minimal focusing distance of 10.6 inches.

Diagram of the Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM's weather sealingDiagram of the Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM's weather sealing

The lens options in depth climate sealing.

The Sony FE 35mm F1.four GM shall be out there in February priced at $1,399. For extra particulars, see the press launch under.

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Sony Electronics Launches Latest Addition to G Grasp™ Full-Body Lens Collection with the Light-weight and Compact 35mm F1.four G Grasp™

SAN DIEGO, CA – January 13, 2020 – Sony Electronics Inc. right now introduced the FE 35mm F1.four GM (mannequin SEL35F14GM) – the latest addition to its acclaimed G Grasp full-frame lens sequence– delivering first-class picture high quality and exquisite bokeh in a compact and light-weight design. When paired with an E-mount digital camera physique, the lens gives Sony’s industry-leading AF (autofocus) capabilities – excellent for a variety of makes use of corresponding to taking pictures landscapes, portraits and road pictures, for each stills and video.

“At Sony, our objective is to fill the world with emotion via the ability of creativity and expertise so we designed the FE 35mm F1.four GM to completely seize the moments that must be saved endlessly,” mentioned Neal Manowitz, deputy president for Imaging Merchandise and Options Americas at Sony Electronics. “With beautiful decision and clever focusing expertise, all in a small, light-weight design, that is an indispensable lens that doesn’t compromise on picture high quality.”

Excellent Decision in a Compact Lens

Sony’s superior optical design and manufacturing expertise brings extraordinary decision, stunning bokeh, and exact focusing efficiency to a compact lens that matches comfortably within the palm of your hand, weighing simply 18.5 ounces (524 grams) and measuring  three inches dia. x three ⅞ inches (76 mm dia. x 96 mm) with a filter diameter of Φ67mm. The FE 35mm F1.four GM options superior optical expertise that delivers gorgeous distinction and excellent decision. Two XA (excessive aspherical) parts successfully preserve glorious decision all through the picture space. Due to an ED glass ingredient and different optical refinements, the brand new FE 35mm F1.four GM performs effectively in troublesome lighting by successfully suppressing chromatic aberration and purple fringing for breathtaking outcomes.

Lovely Bokeh

The FE 35mm F1.four GM delivers an nearly round aperture due to its 11-blade building – a uncommon stage of high quality for a compact lens. Spherical aberration management at each the design and the manufacturing levels contributes to stunning bokeh – a signature attribute of Sony’s G Grasp lens lineup.

Two progressive XA parts contribute to spectacular close-ups with clean, creamy background bokeh. The mixture of F1.four most aperture and the flexibleness to decide on the right taking pictures distance (minimal focusing distance of simply 10.6 inches (27cm) with a most magnification of 0.23x in autofocus mode) permits for final management and gorgeous bokeh when taking pictures each stills and video.

Superior Focus for Enhanced Imagery

Two of Sony’s XD (excessive dynamic) Linear Motors present the excessive thrust effectivity wanted for exact AF (autofocus) and monitoring – leading to excellent decision at any distance. State-of-the-art management algorithms, developed particularly for the XD Linear Motors, enhance management response and precision whereas minimizing vibration and noise for quick, clean and silent AF efficiency.

Superior focusing may also be achieved when taking pictures at a excessive body price.

Linear Response MF ensures the main target ring responds to delicate management when focusing manually and is right for artistic focusing results when taking pictures video. The main focus ring rotation interprets on to a corresponding change in focus, so management feels instant and exact.

Skilled Management and Reliability

When mounted to an APS-C or Tremendous 35 digital camera, the compact and light-weight FE 35mm F1.four GM can be utilized as a regular lens equal to 52.5mm full-frame equal angle of view, making the it the right alternative for creating movies. Further video benefits embody the de-clickable aperture, quick linear AF and linear response handbook focus.

The FE 35mm F1.four GM contains a mud and moisture resistant[i] design and a fluorine entrance ingredient coating that repels water, oil and different contaminants.

Pricing and Availability

The brand new FE 35mm F1.four GM shall be out there in February and shall be offered for about $1,399.99 USD and $1,899.99 CAD. It will likely be offered at quite a lot of Sony’s licensed sellers all through North America.

[i] Not assured to be 100% mud and waterproof.

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