Sony unveiled the expected this week zoom FE 24-70 mm F2,8 GM II. This is the 67th lens in its range of E-mount mirrorless lenses. The new zoom features the world’s lightest F2.8 standard zoom and aims to deliver spectacular resolution with high-end bokeh effects. Sony has confirmed that it has developed the new FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II to meet the needs of photographers, videographers and hybrid content creators.
Sony unveils the new FE 24-70 mm F2.8 GM II zoom: here’s when it will hit the market and how much it costs
The new Sony FE 24-70 mm F2,8 GM II will be available on the market starting from the month of maggio with a price of 2.400 euro. The optics features five aspherical elements including two high-precision XA (extreme aspherical) elements. In addition, two ED glass elements and two Super ED elements are integrated. The optic, thanks to its floating focusing mechanism, is able to guarantee a high level of resolution throughout the image range and at any zoom and aperture setting.
It should be noted that the new zoom of Sont can count on a fast and precise autofocus with support for the continuous shooting up to 30 fps for photos and ai video in 4K a 120p con autofocus. The new FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II has a weight of just 695 grams, resulting 20% lighter than its predecessor. The length of the lens has been reduced by 16mm with a volume smaller by 18%. For all the details on the new accessory you can consult the Sony site.
The company comment
Yann Salmon Legagneur, Sony Europe’s Director of Product Marketing, Digital Imaging, points out: “Six years have passed since the release of the first Sony G Master F2.8 24-70mm lens and, in the meantime, customer needs have changed. We always listen to our community and built the new FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM II zoom based on user feedback. Given the enormous popularity of the 24-70mm focal length, it was essential for us to keep improving, to complement our offer with the most advanced technologies applied to this type of lens that is so important to most users. Today we are delighted to introduce the smallest and lightest F2.8 standard zoom in the world. “