Sony announces FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G lens for hybrid users, promising impressive performance for photo and video. It’s the company’s sixth power zoom lens, 66th E-mount lens and 46th full-frame lens.
The FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G(model SELP1635G) will be available inJune 2022 from authorized Sony retailers. The US price is $1,200 and available for pre-order at BHphoto. More details can be found below and at the official press release.
The lens is constructed of 13 elements in 12 groups, including two advanced aspherical elements, one extra-low dispersion (ED) element, one aspherical element, one Super ED element and one ED aspherical element. Other features include a seven-blade aperture diaphragm, a minimum focusing distance of 28cm (11″) at 16mm and 24cm (9.5″) at 35mm, a dust- and moisture-resistant design and a fluorine front element coating to repel water, oil and other contaminants.
The lens measures 80.5mm (3.2”) in diameter by 88.1mm (3.8”) long and weighs 353g (12.5oz), making it the lightest full-frame constant F4 wide-angle zoom lens on the market, even with the power zoom motors.
Sony FE PZ 16-35mm F4 G Specifications
|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||16–35 mm|
|Lens mount||Sony E, Sony FE|
|Number of diaphragm blades||7|
|Special elements / coatings||2 advanced aspherical elements 1 extra-low dispersion (ED) element 1 aspherical element 1 Super ED element 1 ED aspherical element|
|Minimum focus||0.28 m (11.02″)|
|Motor type||Linear Motor|
|Weight||353 g (0.78 lb)|
|Diameter||81 mm (3.17″)|
|Length||88 mm (3.47″)|
|Zoom method||Rotary (internal)|