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Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens with UV Filter Kit

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Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens with UV Filter Kit
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Three Extra-Low Dispersion Elements
An ideal starter set, the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens with UV Filter Kit from B&H bundles the wide-angle prime lens with a 67mm UV filter.
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FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens with UV Filter Kit Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens
  • 3Chiaro Pro 67mm 98-UVATS UV Filter
  • 4Sensei OC-CK Optics Care and Cleaning Kit
By B&H Photo's
Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens
Ultra-Wide Portable Prime
Presenting an ultra-wide field of view, the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G is a sleek and wide-eyed prime lens characterized by its portability, advanced optical design, and intuitive handling. It's an ideal companion for a range of subjects, from architecture and interiors to landscape to vlogging, and the sleek size makes it a go-to wide-angle option for everyday and travel shooting.
G Lens Series
  • Two AA (Advanced Aspherical) elements help to greatly reduce distortion and spherical aberrations in order to accurately render scenes with a high degree of sharpness.
  • Three extra-low dispersion elements reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color accuracy.
  • Nano AR Coating has been applied to minimize surface reflections, flare, and ghosting for increased contrast and color rendering in strong lighting conditions.
  • Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture suits working in difficult lighting conditions and helps to maintain a relatively compact form factor.
  • Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
Autofocus and Handling
  • Dual XD Linear Motor system, along with an internal focusing design, provides quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance that suits both photo and video applications.
  • Linear Response manual focus control offers more natural handling and an AF/MF switch is located on the lens barrel for tactile control over this setting.
  • Customizable focus hold buttons are present on the lens barrel for intuitive tactile control and rapid access to select settings.
  • Physical aperture ring can be de-clicked for smooth, silent aperture switching to benefit video applications.
  • Despite being an ultra-wide prime, the sleek design still accepts front 67mm threaded filters for easier creative control.
Compact, Portable Design
  • Weighing just 12.3 oz, this sleek lens is an ideal choice for vlogging and walk-around shooting applications, and makes a great companion to APS-C-format cameras and working with gimbals or accessory grips.
  • Dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement conditions and rubberized control rings benefit handling in colder temperatures.
  • Fluorine-coated front element resists dust, moisture, and fingerprints and is easy to clean.
Chiaro Pro 67mm 98-UVATS UV Filter

The Pro 67mm 98-UVATS UV Filter is one of Chiaro’s highest-rated protective UV filters with 98% light transmission. It’s ideal for photographers of all levels who demand high-quality glass and other essential features for excellent image fidelity and construction.

To achieve 98% light transmission, Chiaro uses highly-polished optical glass, multi-coating, and additional advanced elements that improve the filter’s light transmission. A scratch-resistant coating minimizes scratching of the glass and helps assure that water, oil, dust, and fingerprints are removed with a gentle wipe. Its hard-anodized aluminum filter ring is designed to screw on and off effortlessly, and it is thin to prevent vignetting when used with wide-angle lenses. Side knurling helps assure that you’ll have a firm grip when attaching or removing your filter.

Image quality is what matters most at Chiaro. The company has tested and combined many features and essentials to achieve superior image quality and the highest light transmission. To help take the confusion out of selecting a filter, Chiaro prominently displays the light transmission levels so that you can choose the perfect filter for your lens and photo session.

98% Light Transmission
Protecting your lens doesn't mean you have to lose optical quality. By using highly-polished optical glass and advanced coatings, Chiaro offers a 98% transmission rate, which is an excellent transmission rate for glass. And the company verifies the ratings with ISO certified lab testing.
Resistance Coating
The layers of advanced resistance coating on the filter are designed to resist moderate scratches, and allow you to easily clean your filter. Water beads up and rolls off your filter, and oil and fingerprints can come off with a gentle wipe. Dust and debris won't adhere to the filter and can be removed with a puff of air.
Polished Optical Glass
Glass that's polished to perfection is essential to achieve a high level of light transmission. The optical glass in this Chiaro filter is highly-polished for flatness that ensures excellent optical clarity.
Multi-Coating
Multi-coating enhances light transmission to the demanding level set for all Chiaro filters. It reduces unwanted internal reflections and ghosting that can compromise your images.
UV Protection
The filter blocks UV light and reduces the bluish cast of daylight that can affect color accuracy, especially at higher altitudes.
Hard Anodized Aluminum Construction
The process of hard anodizing toughens and strengthens the aluminum for a lightweight yet durable filter ring.
Slim Design
Measuring only 3.2mm, this filter is slim enough to use on wide-angle lenses without experiencing vignetting.
Top and Side Knurling
In addition to top knurling, Chiaro added side knurling to better grip the filter when you're attaching and removing it, or when you're stacking filters.
Secure Attachment
It takes two full turns to mount the filter on your lens. This feature will securely hold your Chiaro filter through the most demanding photo shoots.
Front Threads
The front threads on the filter allow you to stack filters by screwing them onto your Chiaro filter.
UPC: 847628593503
Sensei OC-CK Optics Care and Cleaning Kit

Keep your optical surfaces clean with the Sensei OC-CK Optics Care and Cleaning Kit. This kit contains a pack of lens tissues, a lens cleaning pen, bulb air blower, paint brush, lipstick brush, lens cleaning fluid, microfiber cleaning cloth, and see-through mesh travel case to put everything in. This kit can be used to clean a variety of different optics and glass. You can use the air bulb blower and any of the three supplied brushes to initially remove dust from the surface. Sensei recommends applying a small amount of the alcohol- and ammonia-free cleaning fluid directly to the lens tissue. Then, gently rub in small circular motions to remove stubborn smudges or fingerprints from the glass. For those more stubborn blemishes or smudges, the lens pen is very effective.

UPC: 847628008427

Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
20mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/22
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
94°
Minimum Focus Distance
7.09" / 18 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.2x
Optical Design
14 Elements in 12 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
67 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.89 x 3.33" / 73.5 x 84.7 mm
Weight
13.16 oz / 373 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.45 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.7 x 4.6 x 4.5"

Chiaro Pro 67mm 98-UVATS UV Filter Specs

Filter Type
UV
Exposure Reduction
0-Stop
Size
67 mm Rear Filter Thread 
Rotating
No
Front Accessory Thread / Bayonet
67 mm
Coatings
Multi-Coating
Filter Thickness
0.13" / 3.2 mm
Filter Material
Glass
Ring Material
Aluminum
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.13 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
3.75 x 3.7 x 0.8"

Sensei OC-CK Optics Care and Cleaning Kit Specs

Environmental
Certifications
RoHS, WEEE
Physical
Dimensions
4.1 x 1.2" / 10.4 x 3 cm (Cleaning Fluid Bottle)
4.1 x 0.7" / 10.4 x 1.8 cm (Lipstick Brush)
6 x 4" / 15.2 x 10.2 cm (Lens Tissue (Pack))
5.7 x 0.6" / 14.6 x 1.5 cm (Paint Brush)
5.8 x 2.1" / 14.7 x 5.3 cm (Bulb Air Blower)
1 x 0.2 x 0.2' / 30 x 6.9 x 6.6 cm
Weight
5 oz / 143 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
0.35 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
8 x 2.4 x 2.4"

FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens with UV Filter Kit Reviews

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How does this lens perform for portraits, does it ...

How does this lens perform for portraits, does it distort?
Asked by: Bernard
Yes since the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens is very wide angle it will distort a persons face. If you get too close to their face their nose will look larger than it really is.
Answered by: Daniel C
Date published: 2023-05-13

Would this 20mm be a good pick for ...

Would this 20mm be a good pick for astrophotography ?
Asked by: Guilherme
Yes, the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens would be suitable for astrophotography.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2024-02-08

Why no image stabilization on this lens???

Why no image stabilization on this lens???
Asked by: MAJID
Many prime lens users appreciate the simplicity, performance and lighter weight of a prime lens as compared to a bulkier, stabilized/zoom lens. That's my guess.
Answered by: Sal
Date published: 2020-06-18

I'm considering switching to Sony, would this ...

I'm considering switching to Sony, would this lens work on the A7iv?
Asked by: Cindy
Yes, the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G Lens is compatible with the Sony a7 IV Mirrorless Camera.
Answered by: Marisa
Date published: 2023-03-26

Does this lens allow for standard 67 mm filters?

Does this lens allow for standard 67 mm filters?
Asked by: Roy
Yes
Answered by: Solito
Date published: 2020-09-10

Where is this lens manufactured?

Where is this lens manufactured?
Asked by: Mika
Thailand
Answered by: Roy
Date published: 2020-12-12

Could it be mounted in a not full frame as the ...

Could it be mounted in a not full frame as the Alpha 6600. And what focal length would result?
Asked by: Marcelo
I am using it with the a6600 and it’s a fantastic combination. It balances quite nicely and feels great in the hand. The autofocus is lightning fast and love the manual aperture ring.
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2020-03-15

Would this lens be overkill for a Sony a6000? ...

Would this lens be overkill for a Sony a6000? Looking for a solid ultra wide angle lens for the a6000 but I can't determine whether this has features that I won't be able to take advantage of on my camera.
Asked by: Marc
This lens is quite basic with manual aperture selection. There is no lens stabilization. The effective focal length will be 30mm on the APS-C sensor of the a6000. I have used this lens on both an A7 and A7R4 so I can't comment on actual results on the a6000. That said, I have been very happy with the FE 20mm f/1.8 G, it is lightweight and delivers great results in low light.
Answered by: LB Belfast
Date published: 2021-06-15
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