Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens

Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens

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Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens

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  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/3.5-6.3 to f/22-40
  • One ED Element; Five Aspherical Elements
  • Linear Autofocus Motor; Internal Focus
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Seven-Blade Circular Diaphragm
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Sony 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 overview

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Do it all with the Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens for full-frame E-mount cameras. Able to cover everything from wide-angle to telephoto in a single compact form factor, this lens uses a variable aperture of f/3.5-6.3 to keep size and weight to a minimum. Ensuring maximum quality throughout the range the lens incorporates one extra-low dispersion element and five aspherical elements that combat various aberrations. Also, it has a linear autofocus motor and internal focus design that provides fast, accurate, and reliable focusing. Further benefitting use is built-in Optical SteadyShot image stabilization that reduces the impact of camera shake, especially at longer focal lengths. The lens is dust and moisture resistant as well, for operation in less-than-ideal conditions. And, it has a seven-blade circular diaphragm for smooth bokeh.

Designed to cover everything from wide-angle to telephoto perspectives, this full-frame 24-240mm E-mount lens can also be used on APS-C format cameras where it will provide an equivalent zoom range of 36-360mm.
A variable f/3.5-6.3 aperture helps keep lens size and weight to a minimum while still offering an outstanding 10x zoom range.
One extra-low dispersion glass element is featured in the lens design to help reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color neutrality.
Five aspherical elements are incorporated in the lens design to reduce astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other monochromatic aberrations.
Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld with slower shutter speeds. This stabilization system can also be combined with select camera's sensor-shift type image stabilization for more effective control of camera blur.
A linear autofocus motor and internal focus design provide quick and precise autofocus performance and enables accurate and silent focusing while recording videos.
Dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement conditions and rubberized control rings benefit handling in colder temperatures.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
UPC: 027242888814
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Sony 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 specs

Performance
Focal Length 24 - 240mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 6.3
Minimum: f/22 - 40
Camera Mount Type Sony E
Format Compatibility 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View 84° - 10°
Minimum Focus Distance 19.69" (50 cm)
Magnification 0.27x
Maximum Reproduction Ratio 1:3.7
Optical Design 17 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades 7, Rounded
Features
Image Stabilization Yes
Autofocus Yes
Tripod Collar No
Physical
Filter Thread Front: 72 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 3.17 x 4.67" (80.5 x 118.5 mm)
Weight 1.72 lb (780 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 2.1 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 6.5 x 4.1 x 4.1"

Sony 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 reviews

FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Lens is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 132.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than my 70-200f4 I am not a professional but have just bought the 24-240 (did not care for the quality of the ziess 24-70 I had so was looking for kinda replacement) and have been shooting on the a7ii for a couple days. I already had bought the 70-200 F4. Honestly after doing many comparison shots at equal stops and distances I think my 24-240 is sharper over the same range than my 70-200. Because of that I have decided to return the 70-200 since I'm still with in my 45 day window. Not sure if I got a really good copy of the 24-240 or a bad copy of the 70-200 but between the sharpness, extra range, and almost macro ability of the 24-240 it is a no brainier for my needs. And $ bucks cheaper as well.
Date published: 2015-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Its actually a very good lens! After reading some not favourable reviews I was hesitant to buy one, but I felt I had to give it a try. I bought one OB from B&H and it looks like brand new with all the intact packaging, accessories in plastic bags and even manuals in a plastic bag. After testing it in various lighting conditions and using different focal lengths I can conclude that this lens in 90% of shooting scenarios is the same as having both : 24-70 f4 and 70-300. Also, Sony FF cameras can crop internally, so the focal length may be extended to 360mm with a bit lower resolution in APSC format. So far - so good in other words. Please see the attached images.
Date published: 2017-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My new favorite lens I purchased this lens for a recent trip to Hawaii. I planned to do extensive hiking, and I did not want to have to lug around multiple lens. I was reluctant to purchase this lens because I require a critically sharp lens, and simply did not think a 10X zoom lens could deliver the quality I want. To my astonishment, this lens is plenty sharp. It is not quite as sharp as my f1.8 55mm, but I have to compare prints side-by-side to tell the difference, and then the difference is marginal. Because I generally use a tripod, the speed of the lens is a non-issue. Other reviewers commented on the weight of this lens. Attached to my a7rII, it was well-balanced and the weight was not noticeable. As an all-around travel lens, I can't imagine a better lens.
Date published: 2017-03-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Sharper and lighter than I expected I've had this lens for only 3 weeks now, but have already shot hundreds of pictures with it. My test shots so far are turning out better than I expected. With my Sony a7 Mark II, I find that it is very well balanced, and does not creep at all when hanging from the strap. At the full 240 extension, I'm seeing just a small bit of vignetting in the corners (see example shots), but this can be easily tweaked by editing. I've read that people find this lens heavy, but for both my a7 II, and my Sony a6000, I find it to be well balanced, and incredibly versatile for outdoor photography. It auto focusses fairly quickly, and seems to take very clear shots in most situations. I'm extremely happy with it so far.
Date published: 2015-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't Listen To The Experts It does just what I wanted and need. I wander around places: the woods on Lopez island, the streets of Paris, the shores of lake Washington (for example) and I want one lens that lets me gets panoramas or cormorants sitting on the pilings in the police mooring at Pont Austerlich, or the parrots up in the denuded Novemebr chestnut trees in Parc Monsourris. The tightness of the zoom ring is a great design advantage: I had the predecessor lens on a predecessor emount ant when I carried the camera lens down it always slid down to max zoom. That was pain. This lens is tight and doesn't do that. If you use the low digital zoom setting with the max optical zoom in good light conditions you are likely to get some amazing results.
Date published: 2015-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Way Better than Expected I've used similar lenses before in the past and know their pros and cons. This one used on my A7RM2 surpassed my expectations. I found it sharp at all settings! Yes even at 240mm I took head shots got crisp focus and beautiful bokeh. And shot at its closest setting (you also zoom to 240mm!) with great results. It's not built for low light but still worked for me. Disneyland, fireworks, handheld in rain storm. Perfect shots at 1/50th a sec! Wow! Shot at Fair twice with parade, action, again super impressed. Usesd it at 3 model shoots and true the variable aperture takes more working the settings around, the shots were amazing. Of course traveling with this is the main reason to have it. No stopping to swap lenses. No carrying, packing more lenses.
Date published: 2016-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really sharp for the range Used on a7r ii. This is the first lens I don't have any real issues with. 24-240 is a massive range. It really is wonderful travel despite being heavy (talk about later) It's not the best for low light, but with a7r ii I can push it a bit more. Not as much as a prime, but still quite nice in my opinion. I find it very sharp throughout all focal ranges. I was very surprised by how sharp it is even though it has a massive range. You can still obviously get bokeh with this lens and again, even though it's not a 1.4 or anything, I was still able to achieve some bokeh if I wanted. All in all, this is THE lens for traveling around if you only want to bring your body and a lens. It's heavy though... but worth it still. I haven't bought the planar 1.4 50mm yet to compare sharpness.
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very nice walkaround lens Since owning the Sony A7R, then A7RII, I have always wanted a good zoom lens to walk around, the 24-70mm is still short and since the 24-240mm came out I was immediatedly interested in this lens. I was impressed with its sharpness and IQ. Lens focus quickly, locking into subject well. Only when in not so good contrast, lens hunts a bit but it doesn't take long to get into focus. Lens offers excellent color. The weight is a bit heavy but for that long zoom, I would accept a compromise for weight to have the range. Build quality is excellent. The packing for the lens is not good enough to realy protect the lens but the box came to me fine. There is some minor distortion at 24mm but the software fixes well.
Date published: 2015-12-08
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