Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM is an Auto Focus (AF) Ultra-Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM is a member of Sony's GM series of lenses. GM stands for G Master and represents the top of the line lenses on the Sony E mount line-up. Below you can see the latest lenses in this series.
GM Series Lenses in Sony E Mount
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM is compatible with cameras that have Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A7 IV, Sony ZV-E10 and Sony A1.
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM has a focal range of 12-24mm and 2.0X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 18 - 36mm.
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM is a weather sealed lens which provides an extra protection to prevent water and dust get inside the lens and camera body under light rain, snow and wind. In order to have an effective protection, you have to pair the Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony A7 IV, Sony A1 and Sony A7c.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM doesn't have an optical image stabilization system so the only option to stabilize the image taken with this lens is to mount on a camera body with IBIS (sensor based In-body image stabilization).
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.14x . 0.14x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 12mm all the way to the 24mm .
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM comes with a removable lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos.
Sony 12-24mm F2.8 GM is available in Black color.
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