Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM is an Auto Focus (AF) Wideangle Zoom
lens with 35mm FF max sensor coverage and it is designed to be used with Sony E mount cameras.
Sony GM Lenses in Sony E Mount
Check the link below to compare specs of the latest cameras in this series side by side:
Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM is compatible with cameras that have Sony E
lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras with Sony E lens mount are Sony ZV-E10
, Sony A1
and Sony A7c
Max sensor coverage of Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM is 35mm FF
Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM has a focal range of 16-35mm and 2.2X zoom ratio. When it is mounted on an APS-C sensor camera with 1.5x crop, it provides an 35mm (FF) equivalent of 24 - 52.5mm.
Optical Image Stabilization
Sony FE 16-35mm 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).
Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM is available in Black color.
Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM features Rotary (extending)
zoom method where the length of the lens changes as you zoom in or out. This makes it possible to design the lens with a smaller minimum length ( generally when it is zoomed out) compared to internal zoom lenses. The disadvantages of this design are being harder to seal against dust and moisture, weight balance shifting while zooming and zoom creep in certain lenses.
Maximum Magnification Ratio
Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM has a Max Magnification Ratio of 0.19x
and has a minimum focusing distance of 0.28m
Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM is a fixed aperture lens with a constant max aperture of f2.8 from 16mm all the way to the 35mm .
Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM's optical formula consists of 16 elements in 13 groups. Following special elements are used in this design:
- Extreme aspherical
- ED elements
- Nano AR & fluorine coatings