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Sony Announces 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G Super-Telephoto Zoom Lens

Sony Electronics has announced another new lens for their expanding full-frame FE lens line-up, the new FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens (model SEL200600G).

Sony’s furthest reaching E-mount zoom, the new G Lens series model utilizes many of the company’s most advanced lens designing technologies to ensure excellent image quality, high-performance AF, and outstanding control. When paired with any of the latest, fastest E-mount camera bodies, it will reliably track and accurately capture all types of moving subjects including birds, wildlife, athletes in motion and much more.

“We will continue to innovate and expand upon our E-mount lens lineup, which now features 33 full-frame models and 51 lenses in total. The new 200-600mm super-telephoto zoom lens gives Sony’s camera users yet another powerful tool to realize their vision,” said Neal Manowitz, deputy president for Imaging and Professional Solutions Americas at Sony Electronics. “For wildlife or bird photographers, sports photography enthusiasts and many others, it offers a new level of creative freedom, striking the ultimate balance between performance and portability.”

 

 

Key Features

Extended reach with built-in stabilization

  • Versatile tele-zoom range from 200mm telephoto to 600mm super-telephoto
  • Compatible with Sony’s 1.4x and 2.0x teleconverters, extending the reach to a maximum of 840mm at F9 or 1200mm at F13 with outstanding image quality and AF performance
  • Built-in optical stabilization with three different mode settings allows images to be sharp and in-focus at extended super-telephoto focal lengths

High resolution and corner-to-corner sharpness throughout the entire zoom range

  • Five ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and an aspherical element, arranged in a new optical design that minimizes chromatic aberration
  • 11-blade circular aperture mechanism that ensures beautiful bokeh
  • Coated with Sony’s original Nano AR coating to suppress any unwanted reflections, glare, or ghosting in images

Fast, precise and quiet autofocus

  • Equipped with Sony’s DDSSM (Direct Drive SSM) focusing system, which has the power and precision needed to drive the lens mechanism for remarkably fast, accurate focusing
  • Advanced focus system allows exceptionally quiet operation, avoiding any unwanted noise that can disrupt an unpredictable subject like a resting bird or any other form of wildlife

Internal zoom mechanism for reliable and stable handheld shooting

  • Overall length of the lens does not change while zooming, maintaining consistent balance and distance between the front of the lens and desired shooting subject
  • A fixed-length structure – internal zoom mechanism – is adopted to retain high resistance to dust and moisture in order to deal with difficult outdoor conditions
  • Quick zoom operation with light zoom ring torque

Refined control and reliability for use in the field

  • Focus ring that features Linear Response MF for fine, responsive manual focus control
  • Equipped with three customizable focus-hold buttons plus a Focus Range Limiter
  • Dust and moisture resistant designii and fluorine coating on the front element to resist dirt and fingerprints

 

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