New Release: Sony FE Zeiss SEL1635Z and Sony FE SELP28135G

Well, Sony seems on the way to push out their full-frame E-mount lenses as promised. Sony introduced the world first 35 mm full-frame lens with power zoom capability — the SELP28135G, and then bring us another surprise in few days later – the Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* SEL1635Z wide angle lens.

Let’s have a glance of their specification at the table below: 

Specification SELP28135G SEL1635Z
Max. magnification ratio 0.15x 0.19x
Min. focus distance 0.4m (W ) – 0.95m (T) (AF, MF);0.95m (Full MF) 0.28m
Filter diameter 95mm 72mm
Dimensions Max. diameter 105 x 162.5 mm 78 x 98.5mm
Weight Approx. 1125g (without tripod mount) 518g
Supplied accessories Front cap, Rear cap, Hood, Case, tripod mount, strap Front cap, Rear cap, Hood, Case



The SELP28135G is a power zoom lens, powered by the SSM drive for zooming and ‘double linear motor’ for focusing. Besides, it equipped with Sony’s premium grade G glass and Sony’s new ‘Smooth Motion Optics’ where the serious film-makers are catered for. As Sony G lens, it also features constant F4 maximum aperture and in-lens OSS image stabiliser. This lens also has dust and moisture resistant design.


The Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS (SEL1635Z) is a versatile wide-angle zoom lens. It has in-lens OSS image stabiliser and with moisture resistant design. It is a compelling choice for landscapes, interiors and architecture plus everyday shooting. This lens features five aspherical lens elements including one large AA (advanced aspherical) element and 3 ED glass elements, aims to achieve outstanding tack-sharp result and reduce the distortion and CA to minimum.


The SELP28135G pre-order price is USD 2,499 and the SEL1635Z  pre-order price is USD 1,349.99 while the SEL1635Z will be available in Nov 2014 in Singapore but the SELP28135G ‘s availability will be announced later.

What do you feel about these two new FE lenses? Will you grab any of them into your bag?

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