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

Press release   •   Jun 11, 2019 15:01 BST

Sony today announced another new lens for its 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 utilises 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 line-up, 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 realise their vision,” said Yann Salmon-Legagneur, Director of Product Marketing for Digital Imaging, Sony Europe. “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 – New FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS super-telephoto zoom lens

Extended reach with built-in stabilisation

oVersatile tele-zoom range from 200mm telephoto to 600mm super-telephoto

oCompatible 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

oBuilt-in optical stabilisation 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

oFive ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and an aspherical element, arranged in a new optical design that minimises chromatic aberration

o11-blade circular aperture mechanism that ensures beautiful bokeh

oCoated with Sony’s original Nano AR coating to suppress any unwanted reflections, glare, or ghosting in images

Fast, precise and quiet autofocus

oEquipped 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

oAdvanced 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

oOverall length of the lens does not change while zooming, maintaining consistent balance and distance between the front of the lens and desired shooting subject

oA fixed-length structure – internal zoom mechanism - is adopted to retain high resistance to dust and moisture to deal with difficult outdoor conditions

oQuick zoom operation with light zoom ring torque 

Refined control and reliability for use in the field

oFocus ring that features Linear Response MF for fine, responsive manual focus control

oEquipped with three customisable focus-hold buttons plus a Focus Range Limiter

oDust and moisture resistant designii and fluorine coating on the front element to resist dirt and fingerprints

Pricing and Availability

The FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS will ship in Europe in August 2019 priced at approximately £1,800 and €2,100

For full product details, please visit:

https://www.sony.co.uk/electronics/camera-lenses/sel200600g

https://www.sony.ie/electronics/camera-lenses/sel200600g

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