Additional Coverage on Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 GM Lens

The new Sony 50mm f/1.4 GM lens is the smallest and lightest in its class. This is our additional coverage on the FE 50mm f/1.4 GM Lens with hands-on videos.

The Sony FE 50mm F1.4 GM is a brand new fast standard prime lens for Sony Alpha full-frame and APS-C cameras. This is the second 50mm F1.4 E-mount lens that Sony have released, the first being the 7-year-old Sony Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA.

The Sony FE 50mm F1.4 GM features 14 elements in 11 groups, including two xtreme aspherical (XA) elements which help to ensure that the image is sharp across the frame and to suppress chromatic aberrations and purple fringing.

The US price of the new compact and portable standard prime is $1,299, release date is in late April to early May. Check availability at B&HPhoto /Adorama/Amazon. Press Text. More at Explora.

Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 GM Lens Key Features & Specs

  • Full-frame standard prime lens for Sony E-mount
  • 50mm focal length (75mm eq on APS-C)
  • F1.4-F16 aperture range with 11-bladed circular aperture
  • 14 elements in 11 groups, including 2 XA elements, 1 ED element and Nano AR II Coating
  • 2x XD Linear Motor AF system
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.41m (16 in.) with AF / 0.38m (15 in.) with MF
  • Maximum magnification: 0.16x (AF), 0.18x (MF)
  • Linear response focusing ring
  • Dedicated aperture ring with lock switch and de-click toggle
  • 2 custom function buttons
  • Dust- and moisture-resistant construction; fluorine coating on front
  • Dimensions (L x D): 96mm x 80.6mm (3.7 in. X 3.1 in.)
  • Weight: 516g (18.2oz)
  • Price: $1299 USD / $1799 CAD

Sony has already released the FE 50mm f/1.2 GM lens, (B&HPhotoAdorama and Amazon) so FE 50mm f/1.4 GM lens will be cheaper and lighter than this lens.

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