Sony finally announced the rumored FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens (Amazon/B&H Photo Video/Adorama) today. It is the latest GM lens from Sony, Sony claims that this lens is even better than Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM lens. The US price for this lens is $2,198.00, will be shipping in late August, 2017. Here are first official sample images of this lens.
The new announced Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) is a very compact lens compared to other 12-24mm f/4 full frame lenses. The US price for this lens is $1,698.00, will be shipping in this July, 2017. Here are first official sample images of Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G Lens.
According to trusted sources from chiphell, Sony will soon announce two wide-angle zoom FE lenses today or tomorrow. Both are marked as “G Master” lenses. The first one is long rumored FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens, and the other is FE 12-24mm f/4 G lens.
Currently, there are already a lot of tests and reviews of new announced Sony Alpha a9 (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) full frame mirrorless camera. Here is another great video test by Jason Lanier on Sony a9 with Canon lenses using Sigma MC-11 as lens adapter.
Yesterday, Sony just announced the release of the new IMX382 high-speed vision sensor, which enables detection and tracking of objects at 1,000 frames per second. Above is the video sample shows how this high-speed vision sensor works, it is really amazing.
At early this year, we first posted rumors about Sony will announce a 400mm super telephoto prime lens in 2017. Now according to SAR, a new super telephoto prime lens is rumored to be announced soon. This lens will be a 400mm prime lens, the aperture of this lens hasn’t yet confirmed, it will mostly like f/4, or even f/2.8.
Here is a quick video test of Sony Alpha a9 (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama)’s Eye-tracking “Eye AF”. From the test result, we can see that Sony a9’s Eye AF is very good, even better than Sony a7R II, see the a7R II’s Eye AF test below: