Sony today has announced two new high-performance ZEISS® lenses zoom lenses – a standard zoom and a wide-angle zoom – for its α A-mount system.
Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM II ( model SAL2470Z2 )
Covering a popular 24-70mm range of focal lengths, this high performance full-frame zoom delivers imaging quality you’d expect from a prime lens.From everyday snapshots to handheld portraits, landscapes and wildlife, you’ll enjoy legendary ZEISS® sharpness and contrast at all focal lengths. With a bright constant F2.8 maximum aperture right across the zoom range, the SAL2470Z2 is a dependable partner for low-light portraits, dim interiors and night-time scenes.Aspherical and ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements are combined in a precision optical design that’s highly effective at suppressing aberration. You’ll appreciate the difference with high contrast and faithful reproduction of delicate gradations.
This large aperture, wide angle zoom is equally capable of capturing spectacular scenery or bustling street scenes. With a bright F2.8 maximum aperture at all zoom settings, it’s also ideal for handheld shooting at twilight or in dimly-lit interiors.The precision optical design features aspherical lens elements that minimise distortion. In addition, ED (Extra-low Dispersion) and Super ED glass elements provide superior contrast, resolution, and colour fidelity.
|Vario-Sonnar T* 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM II||Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM II|
|Format||35mm full frame (A-mount)||35mm full frame (A-mount)|
|Lens configuration (group/element)||13/17||13/17|
|Super ED glass||0||1|
|No. of aperture blades||9||9|
|Min. focus distance||0.34 m||0.28 m|
|Max. magnification ratio||0.25||0.24|
|Image stabilisation||supported in body||supported in body|
|Filter diameter||77 mm||77 mm|
|Dimensions D x L (approx.)||83 x 111 mm||83 x 114 mm|
|Dust & moisture resistant||YES||YES|