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Sony FE 400mm F2.8 GM OSS Lens Announced

Finally Sony announced 400mm F2.8 lens today with a price tag of $12000. When we talk about Mirrorless lenses they aren’t so cheap. Btw, let’s talk about the Major features of the lens.

According to Sony press release text the 400mm F2.8 lens features Dual and New Linear Motors inside that works in parallel to match up the Autofocus speed if Sony A9 camera.

The lens features approx 5X Auto Focus speed compared to Sony 300mm F2.8 G2 lens which is available at $7500

Sony 400mm F2.8 5X Faster than previous generation of lenses

Lens Major features

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • 3 Fluorite Elements, 1 ED Element
  • Nano AR Coating
  • XD Linear Motor AF System
  • Optical SteadyShot Stabilization
  • Power Focus Functionality
  • Rotatable Tripod Collar
  • Weather-Sealed Construction
  • Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm

Lens Improved Internal Design

Sony engineers worked on to maintain the center of gravity of the lens to make it ideal for use for longer period of time without putting any extra effort on maintaing the weight ratio of entire system.

Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens MTF Chart

Mirrorless Lenses isn’t affordable

Mirrorless lenses isn’t too affordable, mirrorless camera makers should also keep their Lens price down as they do with their camera system.

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