Sony unveils three new A-Mount lenses

Sony expands its A-Mount lenses line-up with three new models – Distagon T 24mm F2 ZA SSM (SAL24F20Z), DT 35mm F1.8 SAM (SAL35F18) and the compact portrait telephoto 85mm F2.8 SAM.

The first Distagon T 24mm F2 ZA SSM (SAL24F20Z), functions as a wide-angle 24mm lens on full-frame cameras with 35mm sensors and features the acclaimed Carl Zeiss Distagon design retro-focus lens with all-metal barrel, fast response focus and built-in SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor).

SAL35F18 SAL85F28 SAL24Z

Sony Distagon T 24mm F2 ZA SSM (SAL24F20Z)

The second DT 35mm F1.8 SAM (SAL35F18), joins the  Sony’s  ‘Easy Choice’ range, weights just 170g, has an approximately 50mm (35mm equivalent) focal length on an APS-C sensor, presented as “ideal for snapshots and portraits under a wide range of shooting conditions.”

Sony Easy Choice DT 35mm F1.8 SAM (SAL35F18)

The last is 85mm F2.8 SAM (SAL85F28), weights 175g and is also belonging to Easy Choice’ lens, but offers 85mm focal length,  functions as a 127.5mm (35mm equivalent) telephoto lens and features smooth defocusing, SAM motor technology and a Sonnar-type optical design that is considered ideal for mid-range telephoto lenses.

Sony Easy Choice 85mm F2.8 SAM (SAL85F28)

Features:

Model

Distagon T* 24mm F2 SSM (SAL24F20Z)

DT 35mm F1.8 SAM (SAL35F18)

85mm F2.8 SAM (SAL85F28)

Focal-length

24mm

35mm

85mm

Lens (groups/elements)

7-9

5-6

4-5

Aspherical elements

2

0

0

ED glass

2

0

0

Min. focus distance

0.19m

0.23m

0.6m

Max. magnification

0.29

0.25

0.2

Built-in Auto focus motor

SSM

SAM

SAM

Image stabilization

Yes

(body integrated)

Yes

(body integrated)

Yes
(Body integrated)

Filter dia.

72mm

55mm

55mm

Dimension

Φ78×76mm

φ70×52mm

φ70×52

Weight

555g

170g

175g

Accessory

Hood, case, front & rear caps

Hood, front & rear caps

Hood, front & rear caps

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