Sony officially added the G-Master lens line for their famous E-full frame camera, a portrait-type lens that is called Sony FE 135mm F1.8GM and the code is SEL135F18GM. This lens has been used by Sony to make the most advanced optical technologies to produce, satisfying both image quality with very high resolution, and magic sparkling bokeh with fast focus.
This FE 135mm F1.8GM lens produces high quality images throughout the frame, even widest F1.8 aperture thanks to a separate optical structure. The XA (extreme aspherical), Super ED (extra-low dispersion) glass, and ED glass elements precisely deployed in an advanced optical design effectively correct aberration, while a floating focus system works with these aberration correction measures to ensure that the highest possible resolution is maintained right out to the image edges throughout the lens’s focus range.
Also sharp image quality thanks to Sony’s exclusive Nano AR coating technology that reduces glare and ghosting effects when portraits in backlit conditions. The front glass surface is also coated with Fluorine to prevent water, dirt, fingerprints and for easy cleaning during use. With an optical structure consisting of XA, Super ED and ED lenses with 11 blades, the Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM lens creates extremely impressive, natural, smooth bokeh … when opening the largest aperture.
To meet the needs of portraits in fast-moving situations or sports subjects, Sony has installed four exclusive Sony XD motors divided into two groups on Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM lens and use an algorithm to control focus on moving objects quickly, accurately, smoothly, with low vibration and bring reliability to users. The body of the lens is made of magnesium alloy for reliable hardness, to reduce weight and to ensure the accuracy of the internal lens structure.
The Sony FE 135mm F1.8GM lens also has a number of professional control functions designed on the body of the tube and provides great support for both capturing and video shooting such as aperture ring, focus ring, select the minimum focusing distance, hold button to lock focus function, focus mode switch (AF-MF) suitable for use in a specific situation.
Sony FE 135mm F1.8GM Lens Specifications
- Dimensions of 89.5 x 127 mm
- Weight of 950g
- Mount: Sony E (Full-Frame)
- 35mm Full Frame
- Maximum aperture: f/1.8
- Minimum aperture: f/22
- Focal Length: 135mm
- 13 Elements in 10 Groups
- Rounded 11-Blade Diaphragm
- XA Element, Super ED and ED Elements
- Nano AR and Fluorine Coatings
- XD Linear Motor AF System
- Angle of View: 18°
- Maximum magnification: 0.25x
- Physical Aperture Ring; De-Click Switch
- Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
- AF/MF Switch; Internal Focus
- Two Focus Hold Buttons
- Focusing range: 2.3′ / 70 cm
- Front filter: 82 mm
Sony FE 135mm F1.8GM Lens Price, Availability
The Sony FE 135mm F1.8GM lens began to be sold in the North America in April 2019 for $1,898 and pre-orders will be starts from February 28 on Bhphotovideo.com online store. If you are using a Sony E camera and specialize in portraits, you are about to save from now.