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Sony’s G Master series gets a new addition

The 135mm f/1.8 full-frame E-Mount lens combines a rapid autofocus with a lightweight and portable design

The FE 135mm f/1.8 GM lens is Sony’s 31st native full-frame mirrorless. Aimed at professional portrait, wedding and sports photographers, the lens has been equipped with Sony’s XD linear motors to achieve rapid AF tracking; it also features a control algorithm to help ensure quiet and low vibration AF.

Both XA (Extreme aspherical) and Super ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements are incorporated to suppress lens aberrations, while a Super ED Element and glass element will minimise chromatic aberrations and colour fringing. The lens also feature’s Sony’s Nano AR coating, to reduce flare and ghosting.

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Design-wise, the FE 135mm f/1.8 GM features an aperture ring, focus ring and a focus range limiter, as well as two customisable focus hold buttons and a focus mode switch, it weighs in at 950g. For bokeh, the lens has an 11-blade circular aperture mechanism and it also offers a minimum focus distance of 0.7m for close-up shooting, and a maximum magnification of 0.25x.

The lens is due to ship in April 2019 with an approximate price of £1,750. Sony has also announced seven circular polariser filters in sizes from 49mm to 82mm, which will also ship in April.

For more information, please visit the official Sony website.  

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