Sony E 16 – 55mm F2.8 G Series for E- Mount
The best general purpose zoom lens created for your Sony E mount. That is the summary of all the available reviws of the lens now.
If you are planning to replace your original kit lens, the 16 – 55m that comes with your camera, then the F2.8 G series is the perfect replacement. It carries the same zoom range of 16 – 55mm so if you want the flexibility of a landscape to portrait lens then your prayers have been answer. There is just one problem though – it will cost you around $1,400.
The 16 – 55mm F2.8 G is the first F2.8 zoom lens for E mount so the announcement last August was welcomed with excitements from Sony E mount users. Sony emphasized that the lens is a G master quality lens and will surely rival new released lens that is gaining a lot of good reviews. The Tamron 17 – 28mm F2.8 for E mount.
Here are some quick features based on the early reviews:
- Compact and lightweight
- Constant f2.8 focal ratio throughout the 16-55mm range
- Nine aperture blades
- Outstanding optical quality
Downside of the lens, it just have one downside now – it is the most expensive 16-55mm f2.8 lens right now. Aside from that, this is the best genera purpose lens right now.
Check out the detailed specifications here and sample photos of Sony E Mount 15-55m F2.8 page