Sony introduces two new NEX lenses: the 20mm f/2.8 pancake, and the 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS Powered Telephoto Zoom Lens

The Sony NEX mount is no longer the one with more cameras than lenses. Since we first wrote that, a year ago, Sony has unveiled a handful of new glassware, including the fantastic 10-18mm f/4.0 OSS. Today they unveil another Pancake, the not very ambitious 20mm f/2.8 and the motorized E 18-200mm OSS Power Zoom, a lens that previously existed as the kit lens of the NEX-VG900 video camera. On compatible Sony camcorders the lens can be zoomed via rockers on the body, making up for some nice smooth & steady zooming action. On the other hand the 20mm f/2.8 is in no way remarkable, except for its relatively high price.  . . . read more

Overview

Description by Sony:

When mounted on any Sony α E-Mountcamera, the sharp new SEL20F28 ”pancake” lens creates an exceptionally versatile, portable package ideal for a broad range of everyday shooting opportunities ranging from interiors to landscapes, street photography, casual snapshots and more.

Specifications
Initial Price: 
$350
Release Date: 
04/2013
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