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.
Vario-Sonnar T* 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM II ( model SAL1635Z2 )
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|