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Zeiss FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Lens Announced, Pre-order for $1,348

Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS Lens has been officially announced by Sony at Photokina 2014.

The new Zeiss FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS wide-angle zoom lens is designed for photographers who enjoy capturing landscape and architecture photos and for Sony E-mount cameras with full frame sensors (A7, A7R, A7S). It is the fifth full-frame zoom lens developed for FE-mount cameras and one which will not make any compromises when it comes to image quality.

Zeiss FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Lens Announced, Pre-order for $1,348

Zeiss FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Lens Price and Release Date

Zeiss FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Lens is priced at $1,348 and it will be released on November 18, 2014. You can pre-order it right now at Amazon.

Zeiss FE 16-35mm F/4 ZA OSS Lens Specs:

Principal specifications
Lens type Zoom lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Focal length 16–35 mm
Image stabilisation Yes (Optical Steady Shot)
Lens mount Sony E (NEX)
Maximum aperture F4.0
Minimum aperture F22.0
Aperture ring No
Number of diaphragm blades 7
Elements 12
Groups 10
Special elements / coatings 5 Aspherical 3 ED Glass
Minimum focus 0.28 m (11.02″)
Maximum magnification 0.19×
Autofocus Yes
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Extending front
DoF scale No
Weight 518 g (1.14 lb)
Diameter 78 mm (3.07″)
Length 99 mm (3.88″)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Zoom method Rotary (extending)
Power zoom No
Zoom lock No
Filter thread 72 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Tripod collar No

Sony α Lenses Assortment

With the addition of the new Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS, the E-mount lens family now includes 24 different lenses and adapters, including several other premium options from ZEISS® and Sony’s G Series Lenses:

  • E 16mm F2.8
  • E 20mm F2.8
  • E 35mm F1.8 OSS
  • E 50mm F1.8 OSS
  • E 30mm F3.5 Macro
  • E 24mm F1.8 ZEISS
  • E 10-18mm F4 OSS
  • E PZ 16-50mm F3.5 – F5.6 OSS
  • E 18-55mm F3.5 – F5.6 OSS
  • E 18-200mm F3.5 – F6.3 OSS
  • E 18-200mm F3.5 – F6.3 OSS LE
  • E PZ 18-200mm F3.5 – F5.6 OSS
  • E 55-210mm F4.5 – F6.3 OSS
  • E PZ 18-105mm F4 G OSS
  • E 16-70mm F4 ZEISS OSS
  • FE 28-70mm F3.5 – 5.6 OSS
  • FE 35mm F2.8 ZEISS
  • FE 55mm F1.8 ZEISS
  • FE 24-70mm F4 ZEISS OSS
  • FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS
  • FE 28-135mm F4 G OSS
  • FE 16-35mm F4 ZEISS OSS

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