Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM features a constant maximum aperture Sony f/2.8 for flexible operations in various lighting conditions. It also comes with Three XA Elements, Two Super ED Elements, Nano AR II and Fluorine Coatings, XD Linear Motor AF, Internal Focus, Floating Focus System, Dust, and Moisture-Resistant Construction, among others.
Its ultra-wide-angle zoom works perfectly with full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras with a focal length range of 12 to 24 millimeters. Also, you can use it with APS-C models for a corresponding focal length range of 18 to 36 millimeters. With its constant maximum aperture standing at f/2.8, you can be confident of wide applications to get the most satisfactory result. It has two Super ED elements and three extra-low dispersion elements for maximum reduction of color fringing and chromatic aberrations. That is why you can be sure of enhanced color fidelity as well as image clarity at all times.
Our Take on the Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM:
This lens is produced from materials of high quality, and that is why it is one of the most coveted lenses in the market presently. It boasts of the application of the Nano AR Coating II, which helps in reducing surface reflections, ghosting, and flare. Hence, you will be able to achieve enhanced contrast as well as color rendering when working in areas with powerful lighting circumstances.
There is a floating system that helps in boosting image quality when operating in the minimum focus distance of 11.02 inches feet, and a magnification of 0.14x. It is weather- and dust-sealed so that you won’t have issues using it in harsh weather conditions. The frontal part comes with a fluorine coating to prevent dust and smudges from sticking to the surface. There are three XA (extreme aspherical) elements, as well as one standard aspherical element, working for the prevention of distortion, field curvature, as well as other spherical aberrations.
Also, it has an XD Linear Motor system, which makes use of four distinct motors for optimum effectiveness. Two motors work for each focusing group, and there is an interior focusing design that boosts autofocus as well as tracking effectiveness. There is an AF/MF switch on the lens barrel to boost focusing effectiveness. You won’t mind its focus hold button that helps with quick access to certain settings for the most satisfactory result. With the availability of its minimum focusing distance standing at 11 inches in all the zoom range, you can be sure of absolute control over your work. There is a filter holder at the back of the lens to make your job easier.
TOP 10 KEY FEATURES:
|Focal Length:||12 to 24mm|
|Lens Mount:||Sony E|
|Angle of View:||122° to 84°|
|Minimum Focus Distance:||11.02" / 28 cm|
|Optical Design:||17 Elements in 14 Groups|
|Diaphragm Blades:||9, Rounded|
Included in the box:
- Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens
- Front Lens Cap
- Rear Lens Cap
- Lens Case
- Filter Cutting Template