The FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS is a premium telephoto zooms that's designed for use on Sony's full frame A7 and A7R. It will also work on E-Mount / NEX cameras with APS-C sensors, on which it will offer a 105-300mm equivalent zoom range. It uses a linear motor for silent autofocus, and includes 'Optical Steady Shot' image stabilisation. The minimum focus distance is 1.0m at 70mm, increasing to 1.5m at the 200mm position.
Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OIS Lens (Full Frame E-Mount)
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|Lens type||Zoom lens|
|Max Format size||35mm FF|
|Focal length||70–200 mm|
|Image stabilisation||Yes (Optical SteadyShot)|
|Lens mount||Sony E (NEX)|
|Number of diaphragm blades||9|
|Minimum focus||1.00 m (39.37″)|
|Motor type||Stepper motor|
|Full time manual||Unknown|
|Weight||840 g (1.85 lb)|
|Diameter||80 mm (3.15″)|
|Length||175 mm (6.89″)|
|Zoom method||Rotary (internal)|
|Filter thread||72 mm|
Are the new Sony full frame FE lenses compatible with existing NEX cameras?
I'm in the market for a premium lens for my NEX-6, and so am interested in whether I should be buying FE lenses instead now, so that if I ever decide to upgrade to full frame Sony mirrorless in the future (which I think I probably would like to do), I wouldn't have to buy (as many) new lenses again.
Yes, FE E-Mount lenses are backwards-compatible with NEX E-Mount cameras. Continue Reading