The Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G is an E-mount lens designed for full-frame Sony Alpha mirrorless cameras. The lens offers ideal focal lengths for landscapes and architectural photography and its compact lightweight design along with quick autofocus capabilities makes it a much sought-after lens in any advanced photographer’s arsenal.
Design & Build Quality
The Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G lens is made with an outer shell made from engineering plastic and is finished in dull black. The lens is dust and moisture resistant, but does not offer a feeling of robustness that we have come to recognise with other Sony lenses. The lens weighs 565g. The lens mount is made from metal. The lens hood is integrated and the supplied front lens cap slips over the lens hood. The lens is made in Japan.
The Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 G is constructed using 13 elements in 17 groups. It includes 4 x Aspherical, 1 x Super ED glass and 3 x ED glass elements to take care of chromatic aberrations that generally plague wide-angle lenses and ensure edge to-edge sharpness. Sony’s Direct Drive Super Sonic Motor with an advanced inner-drive system allows for fast and quiet autofocus that’s always desired while recording movie clips. Additionally, Sony’s Nano AR Coating effectively suppresses flare and ghosting, e