Sony Releases Large Aperture Wide-Angle Zoom G Lens™ FE 16-25mm F2.8 G

Sony Releases Large Aperture Wide-Angle Zoom G Lens™ FE 16-25mm F2.8 G

Balances the supreme expression capabilities of a wide-open F2.8 with a compact and lightweight design for excellent portability

Sony Middle East and Africa is pleased to announce the latest addition to its full-frame ?™ (Alpha™) E-mount lens line-up. FE 16-25mm F2.8 G is a large-aperture wide-angle zoom lens that maintains an F2.8 maximum aperture over the entire zoom range from 16 mm to 25 mm, combining supreme image quality with excellent portability due to its compact and lightweight design.


Sony Releases Large Aperture Wide-Angle Zoom G Lens™ FE 16-25mm F2.8 G


This new lens offers high-resolution performance, beautiful bokeh, and high-speed, high-precision, quiet, fast-tracking AF (autofocus). Weighing an impressively light 409 g, it is highly portable so you can easily enjoy every day shooting that emphasises the sense of perspective that can only be achieved with a wide-angle lens. It benefits from the same filter diameter, operability and roughly the same size and weight as the “FE 24-50mm F2.8 G” announced in February 2024, easy to use when shooting hand-held or when combined with a gimbal. The FE 16-25mm F2.8 G expands the range of photographic and video expression for creators in a variety of scenes such as astrophotography, landscapes, architecture, portraits, general snapshots, and selfies.

Key features of FE 16-25mm F2.8 G

  • Compact and lightweight design with the latest optical and mechanical design.
  • Filter diameter ?67 mm, maximum diameter 74.8 mm, length 91.4 mm, weight approximately 409 g.
  • By effectively arranging three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glasses and four aspherical lenses, including one ED aspherical lens, various aberrations such as chromatic aberration are reduced, and high-resolution performance is achieved from the centre of the screen to the corner.
  • The 11-blade circular aperture and optimisation of spherical aberration provide the beautiful bokeh that is the hallmark of Sony G lenses.
  • High close-up shooting capability with a minimum shooting distance of 0.18 m and a maximum magnification of 0.20x.
  • Equipped with two linear motors, it enables high-speed, high-precision, high-tracking, and quiet focusing even on fast-moving subjects. It also supports high-speed continuous shooting with AF/AE tracking of up to approximately 120 frames per second for the ?9 III full-frame mirrorless camera. Smooth tracking even when shooting 4K120p/FHD240p high frame rate videos that require precise focusing.
  • The adoption of linear response MF during manual focus allows for smooth and high-quality image expression.
  • Reducing the focus breathing allows high-quality movie expression.
  • Compatible with the ? series camera’s image stabilisation “Active Mode”, achieving high image stabilisation effects.
  • High operability, including a focus hold button, aperture ring, aperture click ON/OFF switch, and focus mode switch.
  • Designed to be dust and moisture proof with a fluorine coating that prevents dirt from sticking to the front surface of the lens.


Sony Releases Large Aperture Wide-Angle Zoom G Lens™ FE 16-25mm F2.8 G



The new FE 16-25mm F2.8 G will be available in selected countries in Asia Pacific from Q2 2024 (calendar year).

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