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New Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Delayed Because of High Demand

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About a month ago, Sony introduced their 60th lens for the E-mount system; FE 50mm f/1.2 G Master. The Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 G Master lens was originally scheduled for shipping in May. On B&H, 13 May is still listed as the shipping date for this lens.

However, Sony has revealed that orders have greatly exceeded its projections, and it is unable to keep up with demand. As a result the lens gets delayed because of high demand. The Sony FE 50mm f1.2 G Master is a standard prime lens with a very fast aperture for full-frame e-mount mirrorless cameras. The US price is $1,998, and it is now available for pre-order at B&HPhotoAdorama and Amazon.

There’s currently no information on how much the shipping will be delayed, but we will update you with fresh news.

New Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Delayed Because of High Demand

 is a creator’s dream, with an F1.2 maximum aperture that not only allows shooting in a wider range of lighting conditions, but also provides an extraordinary combination of high resolution, luscious G Master (GM) bokeh, and blazing autofocus.

Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM lens (SEL50F12) Delayed Because of High Demand

Here is the notice for delay:

Notice regarding supply of lens FE 50mm F1.2 GM “SEL50F12GM” for digital single-lens camera α [E mount]

Thank you for your continued patronage of Sony products.
The lens FE 50mm F1.2 GM “SEL50F12GM” for the digital single-lens camera α [E-mount] released on April 23, 2021 (Friday) has received orders that greatly exceeded our expectations, and is a product. It may take some time before delivery.
We are currently making every effort to meet the needs of our customers, so please wait for a while. (source)

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