Sony Announces Launch of all new Ultra Wide Prime Lens
~ by Sony India
PUBLISH DATE: March 11, 2020
Working on enhancing photography experience for everyone, Sony has announced the launch of a new fast ultra wide prime lens. Adding to the list of innovative imaging possibilities, the new, fast f/1.8, ultra-wide Sony G-series prime lens is here to expand the full-frame E-mount line-up and brings a multi-faceted new tool to Sony photographers and filmmakers.
The all new G Lens™ series FE 20mm F1.8 G (SEL20F18G) is the perfect partner and offers to enhance the creative needs including portraits, astrophotography, landscape and street photography, as well as capturing impressive video.
FE 20MM F1.8 G lens
Ensuring to offer an exceptional resolution and bokeh, the FE 20mm F1.8 G is a compact, lightweight, ultra-wide prime lens – the widest full-frame prime lens in Sony’s E-mount line-up giving users a new resource for stretching the boundaries of their artistic imaginations. The FE 20mm offers high resolution throughout the image area. Fitted with impressive lens design features, it has two advanced aspherical (AA) elements and three extra-low dispersion (ED) glass elements to suppress chromatic aberration. Apart from that it delivers high corner-to-corner image quality with minimal distortion, even at the maximum F1.8 apertures.
The all new FE 20mm/ F1.8 G delivers excellent close-up performance, with a minimum focus distance of 7.5mm. Moreover, the prime lens promises to deliver beautiful bokeh. The new Sony prime lens is for capturing challenging subjects like the night scenes or starry skies. The FE 20mm F1.8 G gives crisp and clear images due to its advanced optical design that accurately reproduces point light sources with high contrast and minimum sagittal flare.
Another interesting feature of the new ultra wide prime lens is that it comes with a compact design. Weighing just 373g, the small size and light weight of this G master Sony lens make it truly mobile when used with compact E-mount bodies as part of a well-balanced system that is ideal for use on accessory grips. Yet another excellent feature of the all new innovative prime lens is that it comes incorporated with two extreme dynamic (XD) Linear Motors. This particular feature delivers fast, precise and quiet autofocus for both stills and video shooting.
Dust and moisture resistant
Keeping in mind that these ultra wide lens are to be extensively used by photographers and videographers for use outside, the all new FE 20mm lens is designed to be dust and moisture resistant. The lens comes with a fluorine front element coating which makes the FE 20mm F1.8 G highly reliable and easy to operate. It also features a customizable focus-hold button and aperture ring with a click on/off switch and is compatible with a variety of 67mm filters for extra creative control.
Get to access the best of the technological innovations with the new FE 20mm-F1.8 G lens. Watch out as it is expected to hit Indian stores on 12th March 2020.