Sony has just released new firmware updates for Sony a9 II, Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GM lens, Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lens. You can take a look at firmware details below:
Tokina will soon announce a new atx-m 85mm f/1.8 FE lens for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. According to NC, the Japanese price for this lens is JPY 54,600, US price around $500. Official announcement is expected in February. You can take a look at first image of this lens above.
Back in September 2018, during the announcement of FE 24mm f/1.4 GM lens, Sony has released a native E-mount lens timeline, see the picture above. Sony will release a total 12 more native E-mount lenses in near future. Now 2019 is over, in 2019, Sony released 6 native e-mount lenses, so in 2020 to 2021, at least 6 more E-mount lenses will be released.
Spanish website Foto24 has leaked the EU price for upcoming Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens for €1,149.99. Based on price of Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 lens and 28-75mm f/2.8 lens, the US price for Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD lens could be $1,049. This is much cheaper than FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM lens.