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Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens

BH #SO247028GM • MFR #SEL2470GM
Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One XA Element & Two Aspherical Elements
  • One ED Element & One Super ED Element
A fast, standard zoom favored for its versatility, the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM is a wide-angle to short telephoto lens featuring advanced G Master optics, a robust physical design, and a bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture. A go-to lens for a variety of shooting situations, the 24-70mm f/2.8 is a perfect choice for anything from landscape to sports to portraiture subjects.
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Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2The Standard Zoom Refined
  • 3Uncompromising Optical Design
  • 4Fast Focusing and Reliable Performance
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The Standard Zoom Refined
A fast, standard zoom favored for its versatility, the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM is a wide-angle to short telephoto lens featuring advanced G Master optics, a robust physical design, and a bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture. A go-to lens for a variety of shooting situations, the 24-70mm f/2.8 is a perfect choice for anything from landscape to sports to portraiture subjects.
Uncompromising Optical Design
  • As part of Sony's esteemed G Master series, this lens is designed to achieve notably high resolution and sharpness through the correction of a wide variety of spherical and chromatic aberrations.
  • Of the three aspherical elements incorporated in the lens design, one is an XA element with superior surface precision to effectively reduce astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other monochromatic aberrations from imagery.
  • One extra-low dispersion element and one Super ED element are featured in the lens design and help to control chromatic aberrations and reduce color fringing for increased clarity and color fidelity.
  • Bright constant f/2.8 maximum aperture maintains consistent performance from wide-angle to telephoto focal length positions and also contributes to greater selective focus control.
  • A Nano AR Coating has been applied to reduce surface reflections, flare, and ghosting for increased contrast and color rendering in strong lighting conditions.
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
Fast Focusing and Reliable Performance
  • Direct Drive Super Sonic wave AF motor and internal focus mechanism provide quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance and also contribute to more natural, intuitive manual focus control.
  • A focus hold button and AF/MF switch are present on the lens barrel for intuitive tactile control and rapid access to select settings.
  • A dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement conditions and rubberized control rings benefit handling in colder temperatures.

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Specs

Focal Length24 to 70mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountSony E
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View84° to 34°
Minimum Focus Distance1.2' / 38 cm
Maximum Magnification0.24x
Optical Design18 Elements in 13 Groups
Diaphragm Blades9, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size82 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)3.4 x 5.4" / 87.6 x 136 mm
Length at Maximum Extension6.6" / 167 mm
Weight1.9 lb / 886 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.025 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)10 x 5.5 x 5"

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Reviews

terribly let down

By victorvideoservice
Rated 1 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-02

I was so excited to get this lens but it intermittently tells me the lens is not attached correctly and won't focus. Everything is clean and new I don't understand. It works fine for hours, then out of the blue it wont focus and gets super dark. It's getting worse and now im afraid to even take it on a shoot. Super bummed.

GMaster Quality

By john2000l
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-22

I have owned the lens for about 1-1/2 months. I have used it for a high-density Christmas in July Party. (5) Paid and (2) Volunteer Events. Because the Sony A7IV has more than enough latitude, the 2.8 f-Stop was not of concern.

One of the best lenses out there

By Swapnil
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-06-25

It's a solid lens.

Great!

By Joshua
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-05-11

Such a great lens. Sharp, beautiful and easy to control

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens

By Tudorel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-30

I am very pleased with this purchase. Maximum quality.

Nice lens

By Joseph
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-18

This lens is very very sharp and works great with the A7IV. It's fast to focus. The only issue is that it is big. Larger than I was expecting and so its not great for a walk around lens for that reason. It's the trade off though for a zoom lens that can maintain 2.8 throughout its range.

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens

By Jon
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-06

I had the older Sony 24-70 lens and gave it up due to it's weight. The new lens is a bit lighter but this new lens seems to react much faster when focusing. So far I love it!!!

My go-to lens for most situations

By Ren
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-30

High quality, dependable, and VERSATILE lens. Covers the important focal lengths and keeps me from having to switch lenses constantly.

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