Sony 70-200mm F2.8 FE GM OSS Lens
The Sony 70-200mm F2.8 FE GM OSS lens is part of the G Master series for Sony's mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. It delivers ultra-crisp sharpness, reduces chromatic aberration and produces smooth and clean bokeh and minimal aberrations thanks to the XA element, two aspherical elements, four extra-low dispersion elements, and two Super ED elements in the optical design. It also features Nano AR coating, which significantly reduces reflections, flares and ghosting.
70-200mm telephoto zoom lenses are the go-to choice for photographers regardless of the system they shoot. Almost all manufacturers make a 70-200mm telephoto lens which is a testament to how versatile they are and is why it's not surprising Sony offer this focal length in their prestigious G Master lineup of lenses. A constant aperture of F2.8 means the Sony 70-200mm GM performs well in low light conditions when shot wide open and can produce pleasing bokeh. To ensure the bokeh is as visually appealing as possible, this lens incorporates an 11-blade circular aperture design.
This is one of two 70-200mm Sony lenses, the other being a non-G Master F4 version, still a very capable lens, but it lacks some of the advanced features found in this GM version. The optical design employs four ED, two super ED, one XA and two aspherical elements, which help this lens produce exceptionally high image quality, the best of any mid-range telephoto zoom lens the Japanese brand makes.
As with all Sony lenses that have their proprietary Optical SteadyShot (OSS) image stabilization built-in, the 70-200mm F2.8 can capture pin-sharp images even when handheld, especially when used in combination with an IBIS-capable body.
Sony 70-200mm F2.8 FE GM OSS Lens Features
- E-mount lens
- Part of the G Master lens series
- Compatible with APS-C models
- Constant maximum F2.8 aperture
- F22 minimum aperture
- 0.25x maximum magnification ratio
- Four ED elements & two super ED elements
- One XA element & two aspherical glass elements
- Four XD linear motors make autofocus lightning-fast
- Nano AR coating
- Dust and moisture-sealed
- 11 rounded aperture blades
- 3.15 ft. minimum focusing distance
- 77mm filter thread diameter
- Smooth manual focus ring
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