Sony already announced that they will add an additional 8 new lenses to its FE full frame lineup by early 2016 (along with the announcement that Sony will add uncompressed 14-Bit RAW on the new Sony a7SII and Sony a7RII (via firmware update).
The α7S II and α7R II are compatible with Sony’s growing lineup of α -mount lenses, which now totals 63 different models including 12 native ‘FE’ full frame lenses. By early 2016, Sony will add an additional 8 new lenses to its FE full frame lineup, bringing the FE total to 20 lenses and the overall α -mount assortment to over 70 different models.
In February 2016 Sony introduced their flagship “G master” brand of interchangeable lenses and announced the first three FE models:
So, Sony have to announce at least 5 Full frame E-mount lenses to fulfill the promise. According to the rumor from SonyAlphaRumors, Sony will announce additional six new FE lenses within 2016, and some of these lenses will ship much later, maybe in 2017. So, do you have any special wishlist or the lens you think Sony should have in their FE line-up?
Current Sony FE lenses in the market.
- Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 (B&H)
- Sony FE 28mm f/2 (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA (Amazon | B&H)
- Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon T* (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA (Amazon | B&H)
- Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar T* (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA (Amazon | B&H)
- Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 (B&H)
- Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony FE PZ 28-135mm f/4 G OSS (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony FE 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS (Amazon | B&H)
- Sony Will Announce 7 New Lenses on September 11
- Sony to Announce Three New Cameras at CP+ 2016?
- Zeiss to Announce 5 More New Full-Frame E-mount Lenses (2-3 in 2016)
- New Sony Products Coming at CES 2016: A99II, A6100 and FE Lenses?
- Sony CES Press Conference on January 5th, 2016, New FE Lenses and A6100 Coming?