The new announced Sony FE 20mm f/1.8G lens now officially released, already in stock and shipping at Adorama/Amazon/B&H Photo Video. The US price for this lens is $898. This is a great light wide-angle prime lens for Sony a7 series mirrorless cameras.
Today only, there are two hot deals for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN Contemporary lens for Sony E-mount is $229 at Adorama, and Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 NCS CS lens for Sony E-mount is $239 at B&H Photo Video. Both are today only deals, set to expired tonight midnight.
The Tamron 70-180mm f/2.8 Di III VXD FE lens for Sony E-mount hasn’t officially announced yet due to coronavirus. Here are some hands-on video of this lens by Matt Granger & David Oastler. In Matt Granger’s video, you can take a look at first sample images taken by this lens. In David Oastler’s video, the Tamron manager said the price for this lens will make everyone happy.
Recently, Bloomberg said that Sony has nixed some features it had planned for an unnamed future mirrorless camera model (could be Sony a7IV or a7SIII) due to the scarcity of certain hardware, namely DRAM and NAND flash memory. Sony is currently focus their limited DRAM resources for the new PS5 production.
Update: Nokishita Camera has confirmed that this wide-angle prime lens is FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens (SEL20F18G).
Germany website Digitalkamera.de has leaked the upcoming Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 lens (SEL20F18F) for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras. This lens is expected to have similar price and design as Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 lens.
According to a new rumors around the web, Sony is going to announce a new fast wide-angle prime lens in late February, probably on February 25th, 2020. This new FE prime lens should be a GM lens, rumors said this lens will probably the Sony FE 18mm f/1.8 GM lens.