Zeiss Will Announce Full Frame Manual Lenses for the Sony A7 and A7r

Zeiss has unveiled on its Facebook page that they are currently working on manual focus lenses for the new full-frame CSC cameras.  Looks like after the Sony A7 and A7r full frame mirrorless cameras has announced more Zeiss branded Sony FE lenses will be on their way.

The current Sony Zeiss FE lenses are made and designed by Sony with the quality control from Zeiss. The new Zeiss manual lenses will be designed straight by the German engineers. Sonnar T* FE 1,8/55 ZA is one of the new ZEISS lenses for Sony’s new A7 and A7R full-frame mirrorless cameras.

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Zeiss Will Announce Full Frame Manual Lenses for the Sony A7 and A7r

Below are the text from Zeiss Facebook page :

We are currently working on manual focus lenses for these new full-frame CSCs. They will have an interface to provide EXIF data to the camera. They are expected to be in stores by the end of 2014. However, we cannot provide any additional infos right now.

Sony A7 and A7r Availability

Sony A7 full frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera body only price is $1,698.00. Sony Alpha A7 Mirrorless Digital Camera with FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens price is $1,998.

Sony A7r full frame mirrorless interchangeable lens camera body only price is $2,298.00Sony A7 and A7r will start shipping from December 1, 2013.

Below you can find the new Sony camera and lens prices with the availability in popular camera stores.

Dedicated Amazon page for Sony A7 and A7r
Sony A7 Body Only Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony A7 w/ FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS lens Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony A7R Body Only Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony RX10 Digital Camera Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony 24-70mm f/2.8  Lens Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Lens Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm F1.8 ZA Lens Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony 70-200mm f/2.8 G-Series II Lens Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony LAEA3 Tripod Camera Mount Adapter Amazon | Adorama |ebay
Sony LAEA4 Tripod Camera Mount Adapter Amazon | ebay
Sony VGC1EM Digital Camera Battery Grips Amazon | ebay

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