Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G is an Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Zoom
lens with APS-C / DX max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G 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 ZV-E10, Sony A6600 and Sony A6100.
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G has a focal range of 10-20mm and 2.0X zoom ratio which has a 35mm equivalent focal range of 15-30mm when used on a APS-C / DX format camera.
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G 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 E 10-20mm F4 PZ G with a weather sealed camera body such as Sony A6600, Sony A6400 and Sony A6500.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G 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).
Alternatively, you can check the Sony E 10-18mm F4 OSS in Sony E mount that have similar focal range but features Optical Image Stabilization.
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Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G MTF Charts
Below you can find the MTF chart of Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G which would give an idea of the its contrast and resolution from the center to its edges.
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G features Rotary (internal) zoom method where the length of the lens doesn't change while you are zooming in or out. Even though this design has a size disadvantage in general compare to extending designs, it has the benefits of better sealing against dust and moisture, no zoom creep and no weight balance shift while zooming.
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G has a Power Zoom feature which consists of a rocker switch and a internal zoom motor where you can change the focal length of the lens by pushing this switch. This method of zoom is smoother and generates less shake than zooming in and out using your hand, especially beneficial while recording video.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.18x and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.13m. 0.18x means that the max magnification ratio is very low and not suitable even for modest close-up shots.
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f4 from 10mm all the way to the 20mm .
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G's optical formula consists of 11 elements in 8 groups . Following special elements are used in this design:
- 2 extra-low dispersion (ED) element
- 3 aspherical elements
- 1 ED Aspherical element
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G comes with a removable petal shaped lens hood which is handy to reduce lens flare and glare in your photos. The model number of the hood is ALC-SH169.
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G Official Video
Sony E 10-20mm F4 PZ G is available in Black color.
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