A portable wide-angle prime lens for the Sony E-mount
With a 35mm equivalent focal length of 30mm, this Sony E-mount prime lens is excellent for a range of applications, namely landscapes, sceneries, architecture and interior shots. Anyone looking to capture a wider field of view will be satisfied with what the 20mm f2.8 has to offer and thanks to a portable and lightweight design that is in character with the Sony Alpha E-mount range, it does its job without weighing down your kit or getting in the way.
The Sony 20mm f2.8 has all the makings of a day in day out, take everywhere lens. It's portability that we have already touched on, ensures that it is always a pleasure to have this lens on the front of your camera, but it is the performance and feature set that really seals the deal. A large f2.8 aperture allows the lens to be used indoors and outdoors, in bright sunlight or in the shade, without you ever having to struggle to take sharp pictures. AF performance is stealth like - quiet and quick, enabling you to capture fast moving subjects and venture into the world of video. For further versatility, the 20mm f2.8 has direct manual focus, which allows you to override the AF and make focus adjustments manually, ideal for the enthusiast who can't leave anything to chance.
The Sony 20mm f2.8’s optical construction features 3 Aspherical elements, which are in charge of limiting the appearance of aberrations and distortions, and deliver photographs high in clarity and contrast. A seven-bladed circular aperture has been included to make sure that any blurred areas in the background are smooth and natural in appearance.
Pocket-sized and durable
Just like the rest of the items in the Sony Alpha E-mount compact system range, this lens walks the balance between portability and performance, spectacularly. All of the characteristics that we have outlined previously are held within a lens that is less than 1 inch long and weighs just 69 grams, thanks to a durable construction that consists of a mixture of aluminium alloy and molded plastic.