Additional Coverage of the New Sony G Master Lenses for FE-mount

Here is the additional coverage of the brand new Sony G Master lenses for FE-mount cameras.

The new Sony high-end lenses for full-frame mirrorless cameras known as G Master (GM) sits above the current ‘G-series‘ lenses with a premium price. As announced, the company’s first three GM lenses are the FE 24-70mm F2.8, FE 85mm F1.4 and FE 70-200mm F2.8 OSS.

In this post you can find the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM, FE 85mm f/1.4 GM, FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM lenses sample images, MTF charts, hands-on videos etc..

FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM, FE 85mm f/1.4 GM, FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM Lenses Sample Images, MTF Charts, Videos

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FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM sample images, MTF charts

The FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM features special elements for reducing aberrations and increasing resolution, a 9-bladed aperture, special coatings for reduced reflections, a direct drive SSM (Super Sonic Wave Motor) for fast and quiet focusing, dust and moisture resistance, and a compact design.

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Sony A7R II, FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM, M mode, 1.6 sec, F8.0, ISO 200

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.

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Buy Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens
Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens $1,699.95 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM standard zoom lens specifications

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One XA Element, Two Aspherical Elements
  • One ED Element, One Super ED Element
  • Nano AR Coating
  • Direct Drive SSM Focus System
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Focus Hold Button, AF/MF Switch
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Nine-Blade Circular Diaphragm

FE 85mm f/1.4 GM sample images, MTF charts

The FE 85mm f/1.4 GM lens has an 11 blade circular aperture (the most offered in an α lens) for smooth bokeh, Nano AR coating for reducing flare and ghosting, a ring drive SSM motor, dust and moisture resistance, and an aperture ring with on/off switchable click stops (for smooth adjustments during video recording).

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CameraLabs and Dpreview websites posted some FE 85mm f/1.4 GM sample samples.

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Sony A7RII, FE 85mm F1.4 GM, M mode, 1/125 sec, F4.0, ISO 100

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.

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Buy Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Lens
Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Lens $1,798 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM telephoto prime lens specifications

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One XA Element and Three ED Elements
  • Nano AR Coating
  • Linear SSM Focus System
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Focus Hold Button, AF/MF Switch
  • Manual Aperture Ring
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Eleven-Blade Circular Diaphragm

FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM sample images, MTF charts

The FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM features special coatings (Nano AR and fluorine), a floating focusing system (the first in an α zoom lens) for improved AF performance, a minimum focusing distance of just 0.96m (~3.15ft), a SSM and dual linear motors, Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, dust and moisture resistance, a focus hold button, and a focal range limiter.

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Sony A7RII, FE 70-200mm F2.8 GM OSS, M mode, 1.0 sec, F11, ISO 100

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.

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Buy FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens
Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens $1,798 Amazon | B&H | Adorama

Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS telephoto zoom specifications

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One XA Element, Two Aspherical Elements
  • Four ED Elements, Two Super ED Elements
  • Nano AR Coating and Fluorine Coating
  • Linear SSM Focus System
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Internal Focus, Focus Range Limiter
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Eleven-Blade Circular Diaphragm

More FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM, FE 85mm f/1.4 GM, FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM Lenses sample images can be seen at Sony.net website.

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Sony Master G promo videos: