Zeiss is rumored to announce a new 135mm f/1.8 lens at Photokina 2014 show. The new Zeiss 135mm f/1.8 SSM lens for Sony A-mount cameras will replace the current model and add SSM focus system.
According to recent rumors the new Zeiss 135mm f/1.8 SSM lens will have the same optical design changes when compared to the current Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/1.8 ZA lens. The company will add SSM system which means Super Sonic Motor to its popular lens.
Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/1.8 ZA lens is a high-quality lens for Sony A-mount cameras features 11 elements in 9 group with 9 circular diaphragm blades. The minimum focusing distance is 72mm and uses 77mm filter thread. The lens weighes 1,050 grams and currently priced for $1,700 at Amazon.
Zeiss 135mm f/1.8 SSM Lens To Be Announced at Photokina 2014
Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/1.8 ZA is ideal for portrait photography in low light conditions. The lens is rumored to be replaced at the Photokina 2014 by a new model with built-in SSM system.