Sony FE 20-70mm F4 G Lens Introduction
Sony has officially launched the FE 20-70mm F4 G full-frame ultra-wide/zoom lens (model: SEL2070G), which is set to be available in February with a price of USD 1,099. The new lens is designed for professional photographers and videographers and comes with a range of advanced features to deliver the outstanding image quality and versatility.
The FE 20-70mm F4 G features 2 Advanced Aspherical lenses, 1 aspherical lens, 3 ED (extra-low dispersion) glass lenses, and 1 ED aspherical lens. It also has a 72mm filter interface, aperture ring, zoom ring, and focus ring, but does not support stabilization. The lens measures 78.7 x 99mm (139mm when extended) and weighs 488 grams including the lens hood.
With AF, the closest focusing distance is about 0.3 meters at the wide-angle end and 0.25 meters at the telephoto end, with a maximum magnification of about 0.39x, making it ready to meet the user’s needs for close-up photography. Additionally, the FE 20-70mm F4 G features two XD linear motors that focus 60% faster than the FE 24-70mm F4 ZA for quiet, fast, precise, and smooth autofocus.
The lens also features new lens technology that significantly reduces breathing effects, focus-shift during zooming, and optical axis shift, making it easy for users to capture high-quality motion pictures. The lens also features a dust and moisture-resistant design, and fluoride coating on the front group of lenses, and the modern ultra-wide end relies on electronic correction for aberrations to be lightweight.
In addition to the FE 20-70mm F4 G, Sony has also announced the development of the 300mm F2.8 GM lens, which is set to be released in early 2024. This lens is designed for professional photographers and videographers and will feature advanced features to deliver outstanding image quality.
Overall, the FE 20-70mm F4 G is an excellent lens for professional photographers and videographers, with a wide range of advanced features that deliver outstanding image quality and versatility. The lens’s compact and lightweight design, combined with its dust and moisture-resistant design, make it a great choice for capturing high-quality images and videos in any situation.