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.
After Sony Alpha a9 (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) announced, Sony now focus on FE lenses, previous rumors said Sony will announce the FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM lens and FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lens next. Now today according to SAR, sources from Chinese said that two new FE lenses will be announced this week.
The Sony Alpha a9 (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) full frame mirrorless camera and FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens (Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama) now available for pre-order at most stores. The Sony Alpha a9 will be shipping on May 25, 2017, and FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens will be shipping on July 31, 2017.
After Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 FE lens and AF 50mm f/1.4 FE lens for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras, Samyang will soon announce a new AF 35mm f/2.8 FE lens. At the P&I 2017 show (Seoul International Photo & Imaging Show) Samyang already displayed this lens on Sony a7R II full frame mirrorless camera.
Along with Sony Alpha a9, Sony today also announced a new FE GM lens: FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens. This lens cost $2,498.00, you can check pre-order links at Amazon (Available for Pre-order)/B&H Photo/Adorama, will be shipping next month. FE 100-400mm GM Lens is Sony’s fifth GM lens. Here are first official sample images of Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS Lens, these images are taken with Sony Alpha a9, Sony Alpha a7R II and Sony Alpha a6500.