The new Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF lens for Sony full frame mirrorless camera will be announced on September 27th, And shipping date is in October, 2018. The US price for this lens is rumored to be $1,299.00.
Sony has officially announced the new FE 24mm f/1.4 GM Lens. Despite that fast maximum aperture, Sony has created a remarkably small and light lens compared to its peers, with a weight of just 445 grams (15.7 ounces). Compare that to the Sigma 24mm F1.4 Art shown below, which is 50% heavier and considerably more bulky, albeit cheaper. The US price for this lens is $1,398, check pre-order option at B&H Photo Video/Amazon/Adorama/ParkCamera.
As Photokina 2018 is coming soon, Sony also launched a web page for this event on September 26 to September 29. Tomorrow, Sony will probably announce two new FE lenses: FE 24mm f/1.4 GM Lens and FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens. And after Photokina 2018, Sony will announce a7S III or a6700/a6800/a7000 before PhotoPlus EXPO in late October, 2018.
Sigma will soon announce five new lenses at the upcoming Photokina 2018. They are Sigma 28mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art Lens, Sigma 40mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art Lens, Sigma 70-200 mm f/2.8 DG OS HSM | Sports Lens, Sigma 60-600mm f/4.5-6.3 DG OS HSM | Sports Lens, Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN | Contemporary Lens. Currently, there is no info whether these lenses will be available for Sony FE mount, stay tuned. Below are first images of these lenses:
Zeiss will soon announced the Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens in next several days, just ahead of Photokina 2018. According to NC, the weight for this lens is 361g. The lens composition is 8 groups 9 pieces, the shortest shooting distance is 24 cm, the filter diameter is 67 mm, optical vibration reduction is not installed.