Looking for a new lens for Sony full frame E-mount cameras but not sure what to get? Our round-up of the best Sony lenses reveals the top picks for the year 2018.
Sony has been busy with new releases for their full frame E-mount lens lineup. The company has expanded certain areas starting from ultra-wide 12-24mm to a far-reaching 100-400mm. With six new FE-mount models like portrait prime, wide-angle zoom and a brand new general-purpose zoom, we can say that Sony full-frame mirrorless system users have been quite satisfied in year 2017.
Looking for the best lenses for your Sony camera? In this guide we will reveal some of the the best Sony lenses that has been announced in 2018 for all aspiring photographers.
Best Sony Lenses 2018 – Prime and Zoom
Best Sony lenses 2018 – Zoom
FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS : This is a flexible zoom lens for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, characterized by its constant f/4 maximum aperture.
FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSS : Aimed at sports and wildlife shooters, this is currently Sony’s longest lens. It supports the 1.4x and 2x teleconverters, you can extend its reach up to an incredible 800mm.
Development of the FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS : Sony is working hard to fill any gaps in its lens lineup. This telephoto prime for mirrorless cameras will be available in Summer of 2018.
FE 12-24mm f/4 G : Being a G-class lens it is primarily targeting the semi-pro or “prosumer” market. The ultra wide-zoom lens comes with quick Direct Drive Super Sonic Wave Motor (
FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM : Best wide-angle zoom option for documentary, landscape, and architecture photographers. It promises high sharpness and quality bokeh through its G Master designation and constant f/2.8 aperture, respectively.
Best Sony lenses 2018 – Primes
FE 85mm f/1.8 : The more compact than the G Master version this lens adds some nice features, such as a focus hold button and a double linear AF motor for smooth, fast focusing.
FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS : The telephoto prime optic features Smooth Trans Focus (STF) technology by using an apodization element and eleven-blade aperture to create incredibly smooth and circular bokeh.
With an exciting year coming to a close, we’ve milled through the best Sony lenses for FF mirrorless cameras. Hope you find it useful, either way please feel free to relay your comments below.