We go hands on with the new Sony E 20mm f/2.8 NEX Pancake Lens just announced
. The smallest pancake lens available for the Sony NEX system, designed with optical quality in mind, is just 20mm thick from the back to front.
The addition of this lens, and the new Sony E 18-200mm Power Zoom lens, extends the Sony NEX range to 13 models in total.
Sony NEX E Mount Lens Range January 2013. Dummy models, from rear, left: 18-200mm LE, 18-200mm PZ, 18-200mm, 55-210mm, 10-18mm, 18-55mm Standard zoom, 50mm f/1.8, 24mm Zeiss, 30mm f/3.5 Macro, 35mm f/1.8, Wide/Fisheye adapters, 16mm f/2.8 pancake, 16-50mm Silver PZ, 16-50mm Black PZ.
The price of the new 20mm f/2.8 lens is expected to be around £300, with availability from March. We plan to review the new lens when available. Additional hands-on photos of the lens can be viewed below, simply click the thumbnail to view larger versions.
Sony E 20mm F2.8 Pancake Hands-On Photos of Equipment
Sony E 20mm F2.8 Pancake Specifications
|Angle of View||70°|
|Box Contents||Lens hood, lens cap, lens rear cap.|
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