Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM Lens Officially Announced, Priced $1,998, Available for Pre-Order

Sony has just officially announced the new Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM Lens (G Master). It is an ultra-fast premium full-frame lens with the same size and weight as the Sony/Zeiss 50mm F1.4 .  The lens uses three special ‘extreme aspherical’ elements and a Nano AR II coating and an 11-blade aperture. It can focus as closely as 40cm (15.6″) and has a max magnification of 0.17x. This new lens costs $1,998, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama/ Amazon.

Below are the detailed specifications of Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM lens:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 50 mm
Image stabilization No
Lens mount Sony FE
Aperture
Maximum aperture F1.2
Minimum aperture F16
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 11
Optics
Elements 14
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings 3 ‘extreme aspherical’ elements, Nano AR II coating
Focus
Minimum focus 0.40 m (15.75)
Maximum magnification 0.17×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Linear Motor
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 778 g (1.72 lb)
Diameter 87 mm (3.43)
Length 108 mm (4.25)
Materials Magnesium alloy
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 72 mm
Hood supplied Yes


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