Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Telephoto Prime Lens for Sony E-Mount

The Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM is a new prime lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras that’s designed to deliver the ultimate bokeh. The mid telephoto prime lens features 13 elements in 10 groups including a recently developed, extremely precise XA (extreme aspherical) element that reduces aberration and increases resolution, as well as Super ED (extra-low dispersion) and ED elements.

It has a near-circular 11 blade diaphragm, the most ever used in an Alpha lens, which creates a very attractive blur to the out-of-focus areas of the image, Sony’s Nano AR Coating to reduce flare and ghosting, a fluorine coated front element, and it’s also dust and moisture resistant.

The US price for this lens is $1,898.00 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) shipping in late April, 2019. 

Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens Specifications

 

 

Name Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GM SEL135F18GM
Image Circle 35mm
Type Telephoto Prime
Focal Length 135mm
APS Equivalent 202.5mm
Max Aperture f/1.8
Min Aperture f/22
Diaphragm Blades 11 (rounded)
Lens Construction 13 elements in 10 groups, including XA, ED and Super ED elements; Nano AR Coating; Fluorine coated front element
Diagonal Angle of View(Based on image circle) 18 degrees
Focus Details Internal with 4 Extreme Dynamic (XD) linear motors; AF/MF switch; Focus limiter switch; 2 Focus hold buttons
Front Element Rotation No
Zoom System n/a
Closest Focus 0.7m / 2.3 ft.
Magnification Ratio 0.25x / 1:4
Filter Size 82mm
Dimensions(Length x Diameter) 127.0mm x 89.5mm / 5.0 in. x 3.5 in.
Weight 950g / 33.6 oz
Notes De-clickable aperture ring; Dust and moisture-resistant construction; Included Accessories: Lens hood, lens caps, case.
Typical Online Price US$1,900 (Avail. Late April 2019)

 

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