Sony will allegedly announce the new FE 50mm f/1.2 GM lens (SEL50F12 GM) on March 16th, 2021. This will be a truly fast prime offering a portrait-length perspective.
As you know Sony’s latest GM flagship lens is the FE 35mm f/1.4, and this sharp lens is available for $1,399 (B&HPhoto, Adorama, Amazon). Yes it was the 39th lens in Sony E-mount lens database. Now according to Nokishita report the 40th lens is coming soon which shows the next lens from Sony is going to be the a new FE 50mm f/1.2 GM (SEL50F12 GM) to compete with the already excellent Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM and Nikon NIKKOR Z 50mm f/1.2 S mirrorless lenses.
Recent F1.4 GM lenses are relatively compact and very high performance lenses while it will be interesting to see how the first E-mount F1.2 lens look like. This Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM lens is designed for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. The combination of the long perspective and bright f/1.2 maximum aperture will give users comprehensive controls over focus placement on the other hand Sony FE users will benefit working in difficult lighting conditions and extensive control over shallow depth of field.
Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Announcement on March 16th
Voigtlander offers Nokton 50mm f/1.2 Aspherical Lens for Sony E-mount cameras. The price for this lens is around $1,000. Check Adorama and B&H for availablity.
We already reported that the next Sony lens will be Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens (SEL50F12 GM). The latest rumor suggests that the Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens will be officially announced on March 16th, 2021.
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