Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens now Available for Pre-order

The new Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II lens is now available for pre-order at  B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. The US price is $2,798.

The new Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens offers a constant f/2.8 aperture on a telephoto zoom. Shipping is scheduled to start on December 16, 2021.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Key Features:

  • Worlds lightest large aperture 70-200mm F2.8 telephoto zoom lens
  • F 2.8 constant aperture for extraordinary exposure and depth of field
  • Spectacular resolution from XA (Extreme Aspheric ) and Aspheric lens elements
  • Suppressed chromatic aberration from Super ED and ED elements
  • ED aspherical lens elements correct spherical and chromatic aberrations
  • Four XD (Extreme Dynamic) linear motors for fast, precise autofocus
  • Beautiful bokeh from 11 – blade circular aperture and XA lens element
  • Close minimum focusing distance of 1.32 ft at 70mm / 2.69 ft at 200mm
  • Dust and moisture resistant for robust reliability
  • Three customizable focus hold buttons

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Additional Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Coverage

The previously rumored Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II lens is now officially announced.  Here are the first hands-on reviews of the lens. Recap of Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens.

The new Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens offers a constant f/2.8 aperture on a telephoto zoom.

The US price is $2,798, $200 higher than the original version was launched for.  Shipping is scheduled to begin in December 2021.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens: $2,798 at  B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Additional Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Coverage”

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Announced, Price $2,799

Sony today has officially announced the new FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II OSS lens. The US price for this lens is $2,799, you can check pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.  This Mark II version is built around two pairs of XD ‘Extreme Dynamic’ linear motors driving its two focus groups, rather than the mixture of linear motor and ring-type motor used in the older version. Sony promises focus is up to four times faster as a result.

The release date for Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II lens is in December 2021.

Press release: Continue reading “Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Announced, Price $2,799”

First Leaked Images of Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II (SEL70200GM2) Lens

Nokishita has leaked first images of the upcoming Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II OSS lens. This lens will be officially announced on October 13th. This lens will be much lighter than original version.

As rumored, it will be a new model equipped with an aperture ring. In addition, the AF drive is equipped with two XD linear motors, and it seems that high-speed AF can also be expected. There are rumors that the new model is significantly lighter, but the overall length seems to have changed little, so it seems that the zoom will continue to be an inner zoom. Also, you can see from the figure that multiple AF motors are installed. Continue reading “First Leaked Images of Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II (SEL70200GM2) Lens”

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II Lens Coming on October 13th

According to the latest rumors, the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II OSS lens will be officially announced on October 13th, 2021. The highly anticipated Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS II will be 30% (just around 1kg) lighter then the current model.

The recently introduced GM lenses (FE 35mm f/1.4 GMFE 50mm f/1.2 GM and FE 14mm f/1.8 GM) are compact and high-performance. So, the upgrade Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II and FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II lenses will be significantly more compact and outstanding! The price tag of these Sony Lenses will also be reasonable.

In addition, the long-awaited Sony a7 IV mirrorless camera will be announced on October 21, 2021, just about one week behind of FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM II OSS Lens announcement.

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens: $2,198 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens: $2,598 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Coming Soon

According to Nokishita, Sigma will announce the new Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens on October 19th, 2021.

The lens will be available in L-mount and Sony E.

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Specs:

  • 13 elements in 10 groups
  • minimum shooting distance 12.1cm (wide angle) / 30cm (telephoto)
  • maximum shooting magnification 1: 2.8( Wide angle) / 1: 5 (telephoto)
  • filter diameter 55mm
  • size φ61.6×76.5mm
  • weight 290g
  • Suggested retail price in Japan: ¥73,150 including tax

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Officially Announced

Tamron has announced a 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 zoom lens for full-frame Sony E-mount bodies, alongside a second-gen version of its  .

The 28-75mm F2.8 Di III VXD G2 has been redesigned to make use of a VXD linear focus motor, rather than the RXD stepper motor used in the original lens. This should result in faster, smoother autofocus.

Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Lens at B&H. Continue reading “Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III VXD G2 Officially Announced”

Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E-mount

The Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD is the world’s first mirrorless zoom lens with a maximum wide-open aperture of F2.

The 35-150mm F2-2.8 is a zoom lens that covers the range from wide-angle (35mm) through telephoto (150mm) and is ideal for travel photography.

Tamron 35-150mm f/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens at B&H.

The new Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD will be available from October 28, 2021 priced at £1599.99 in the UK and $1899.99 in the US. Continue reading “Tamron 35-150mm F/2-2.8 Di III VXD Lens for Sony E-mount”

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Specs

Here are the leaked specifications of the upcoming Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens. The lens will be available in L-mount and Sony E.

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN Contemporary Lens Specs:

  • 13 elements in 10 groups
  • minimum shooting distance 12.1cm (wide angle) / 30cm (telephoto)
  • maximum shooting magnification 1: 2.8( Wide angle) / 1: 5 (telephoto)
  • filter diameter 55mm
  • size φ61.6×76.5mm (E-mount version φ61.6×76.5mm)
  • weight 290g

Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary Lens Coming Next

The next lens from Sigma will be the Sigma 18-50mm f/2.8 DC DN | Contemporary. Even Nokishita is unable to confirm the mounts, we expect the lens for L-mount and Sony E.

The next lens that Sigma will announce will be “18-50mm F2.8 DC DN | Contemporary”. I was able to confirm the L mount and E mount from a review article of a certain photographer, but it is unconfirmed whether other mounts will be released.

via Nokishita