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Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G Lens

BH #SO4025G • MFR #SEL40F25G
Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G Lens
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.5 to f/22
  • Three Aspherical Elements
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 9.8"
A comfortable focal length with an especially portable design, the Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G is a versatile prime; an ideal single focal length option for a broad variety of situations. This lens's smart build and sophisticated G Series optics mix with intuitive handling and the sleek form factor to make it a go-to option for anything from street to landscape to travel applications.
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Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Wide-Normal Portable Prime
  • 3Matched Set of Compact Primes
  • 4G Lens Series
  • 5Focus Control for Stills and Video
  • 6Sleek-but-Robust Design

Wide-Normal Portable Prime

A comfortable focal length with an especially portable design, the Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G is a versatile prime; an ideal single focal length option for a broad variety of situations. This lens's smart build and sophisticated G Series optics mix with intuitive handling and the sleek form factor to make it a go-to option for anything from street to landscape to travel applications.

Matched Set of Compact Primes

Together with the FE 24mm f/2.8 and 50mm f/2.5 G lenses, these three lenses form a cohesive trio with similar styling, image quality, and ergonomics:
  • All lenses prioritize a compact profile with an emphasis on intuitive handling; each features a manual aperture ring along with other tactile controls.
  • The three lenses share the same 49mm filter ring diameter.
  • Matched aluminum finish with stylish focal length and aperture engravings, both aperture and focusing rings, and matching metal lens hoods.

G Lens Series

  • Three aspherical elements promote more uniform sharpness across the frame by suppressing spherical aberrations and distortions.
  • Rounded 7-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.

Focus Control for Stills and Video

  • Two linear motors deliver quick and accurate autofocus performance, along with capable subject tracking for working with fast-moving subjects. This AF system is also especially quiet to suit its use for cine applications.
  • Internal focusing design limits the overall length of the lens for faster, more responsive focusing.
  • 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.
  • Impressive close-up performance for working with close-up subjects; this lens has a minimum focusing distance of 9.8" with MF (11" with AF), which results in a 0.23x maximum magnification.

Sleek-but-Robust Design

  • Physical aperture ring can be de-clicked for smooth, silent aperture switching to benefit video applications.
  • Lens measures 1.8" and weighs 6.1 oz, making it a great portable choice that's well-suited to both full-frame and APS-C bodies.
  • Dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement conditions.
  • Fluorine-coated front element is easy to clean and resists dust, moisture, and fingerprints.

Sony FE 40mm f/2.5 G Specs

Focal Length40mm
Maximum Aperturef/2.5
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountSony E
Lens Format CoverageFull-Frame
Angle of View57°
Minimum Focus Distance9.8" / 25 cm
Maximum Magnification0.23x
Optical Design9 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.7 x 1.8" / 68 x 45 mm
Weight6.1 oz / 173 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.695 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.7 x 4.2 x 3.4"

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