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Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens officially announced

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Zeiss officially announces the Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens.

The ZEISS Batis autofocus lenses were specially developed for mirrorless, full-frame system cameras from Sony. The lenses are fully compatible with all E-mount cameras and offer protection against dust and weather in addition to fast and quiet autofocus.

Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens is the fourth member of the Batis lens family.  The mid-length telephoto prime designed for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras has a price tag of $1,999. Available at B&H Photo Video | Adorama and the shipping is slated for May 5, 2017.

Zeiss Announces Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens

Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens officially announced
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ZEISS Batis 2.8/135 Technical Specifications

Thanks to the outstanding correction of all chromatic aberrations, the ZEISS Batis 2.8/135 is a high-performance telephoto lens with an Apo Sonnar design. The lens is the optimum solution for medium-distance portrait photography.

Check out the official Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens page at Zeiss.  Official sample images can be found in this Flickr album.

Performance Focal length 135 mm
Aperture range f/2.8 – f/22
Camera mount Sony E-Mount*
Format compatibility Full Frame
Focusing range 0,87 m (2.9 ft) – ∞
Free working distance 0,74 m (2.4 ft) – ∞
Angular field** (diag. | horiz. | vert.) 18° / 15° / 10°
Diameter of image field 43 mm (1.69″)
Coverage at close range (MOD)** 125 x 185 mm (4.9 x 7.3″)
Image ratio at minimum object distance 1:5.3
Lens elements | Groups 14 / 11
Flange focal distance 18 mm (0.71″)
Entrance pupil position (front of image plane)
Features Autofocus +
Image Stabilization +
Physical Filter thread M67 x 0.75
Rotation angle of focusing ring Focusing not mechanically coupled
Diameter max. 98 mm (3.9″)
Diameter of focusing ring 81 mm (3.2″)
Length (with lens caps) 133 mm (5.2″)
Length (without lens caps) 120 mm (4.7″)
Weight 614 g (1.4 lbs)

Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens officially announced

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