Sony Released Firmware Update 0.6 for FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS Lens

Sony released new firmware update for lens. The new firmware “improves AF operation stability under certain conditions”.

Covering the frequently used 70-200mm focal range, the Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS telephoto zoom lens (model SEL70200GM) offers extremely high rendering, blazing AF performance and extraordinary image stabilisation, making it a versatile choice for shooting wildlife, sports, weddings and a variety of other events and locations.

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

Applicable Model

This information is for the following models:

  • SEL70200GM

About this download

Note on Sony account: Before downloading the software, we recommend that you create a Sony account. After creating a Sony account or signing in with your Sony account, download the software (for customers in the USA and Canada). You also have the option to download the software without an account.

NOTES:

  • This Lens must be attached to an E-mount body camera to perform this update.
  • Some models cannot be used for this update. (model list).
  • When using the PXW-FS7M2, follow the steps as specified in the PXW-FS7M2 instruction manual.

Benefits and Improvements

  • Improves AF operation stability under certain conditions

You can download it here.

Evelyn Drake at TheCameraStoreTV tested the new Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD Lens vs Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens to see how they compare. In this video, you can take a look the Tamron performs in terms of image quality, autofocus performance, and the physical feel.

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