Prime Day 2020: Get An Amazon Prime 30-Day Free Trial

Sony Announce 35mm f/1.8 Lightweight Prime Lens

Sony have announced a new 35mm f/1.8 full-frame lens, the latest addition to its E-mount full-frame line-up.

|  Sony FE 35mm F/1.8 in Interchangeable Lenses
 Add Comment

FE 35mm F/1.8

Sony has announced a new lightweight full-frame lens, the 35mm f/1.8 (model SEL35F18F). It's an E-Mount lens, for use on cameras such as the Sony Alpha 7 Mark III.

Sony say this light-weight prime lens provides mobility and convenience for shooting a wide range of subjects. It provides outstanding corner-to-corner image quality from a maximum f/1.8 aperture and features quiet autofocus. 

 

Sony 35mm f/1.8 full frame lens key features:

  • Large f/1.8 maximum aperture, weighing in at just 280 grams and measuring 65.6 mm (diameter) by 73.0mm (length); this new lens sets a new standard for portability.
  • Smart optical construction including an aspherical element to suppress aberration and deliver high resolution throughout the entire image frame. 9-blade circular aperture enables beautiful bokeh.
  • Minimum focus distance of 0.22m and maximum magnification of 0.24x offer easy access to the world of close-up photography.
  • Conveniently placed, customisable focus hold button and a focus mode switch for instantaneous switching between auto and manual focus.
  • Linear Response Manual Focus for fine, responsive manual focus control.
  • Dust and moisture resistant design[ii] add to the versatility and reliability of this new lens and invoke a feeling of confidence in the user.
  • Fast, precise and quiet linear-motor AF drive system for precise focus for both stills and movies where “wobbling” is employed for delicate continuous focus control.

A7III SEL35F18F Right |

"A 35mm prime lens is a go-to lens for so many photographers as its versatility means that it is the right choice for so many different kinds of shot," said Yann Salmon-Legagneur, Director of Product Marketing for Digital Imaging, Sony Europe. "Our new 35mm FE lens combines brilliant corner to corner clarity with a truly lightweight design and we are confident that it will appeal to a wide range of stills and movie shooters."

 

Pricing and availability

The FE 35mm f/1.8 will ship in Europe in August 2019, priced at approximately €700 and £630.

 

Support this site by making a Donation, purchasing Plus Membership, or shopping with one of our affiliates: Amazon UK, Amazon US, Amazon CA, ebay UK, WEX

It doesn't cost you anything extra when you use these links, but it does support the site, helping keep ePHOTOzine free to use, thank you.

Buy Now

Sony SEL35F18F FE 35mm F1.8 large-aperture wide-angle prime lens
HIGH
£630.00
LOW
£489.00
BUY NOW £531

Got your eye on a camera or lens?

Sign up to create a price drop alert and we'll email you when it's cheaper!

Other articles you might find interesting...

Sigma 105mm f/2.8 DG DN Macro Art Lens Announced
Meike 35mm F/1.7 APS-C Manual Focus Prime Lens
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Art Lens Review
Tamron 70-300mm F/4.5-6.3 Di III RXD Lens Introduced Along W...
Top 16 Best Superzoom Lenses 2020
Top 18 Best Tamron Lenses 2020
Top 35 Best Samyang Lenses 2020
Samyang AF 35mm f/1.8 FE Lens Review

There are no comments here! Be the first!


Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.