SAB: Sony FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G Review – An Excellent Lens

Sony Electronics Announces a New Compact FE 24-50mm F2.8 G Standard Zoom Lens Designed for High Performance and Portability

Sony FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G: B&H Photo / Amazon / Adorama

Sony Alpha Blog published its full Sony FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G review, which you can read in full here or check out the excerpt below:


  • Excellent sharpness in the centre wide open at all focal length
  • Excellent to outstanding sharpness on the entire frame as of F4
  • Excellent build quality
  • Resistance to all weather conditions
  • Excellent AF
  • Reasonable price
  • Excellent ergonomics
    • Numerous controls
    • Click/clickless aperture ring
  • Excellent behavior in video
    • No focus breathing
    • Excellent AF in video
  • Excellent bokeh balls
  • Excellent color rendition
  • Compact and light (can even be used on gimbal)
  • Minimal zoom extension
  • Very low CA
  • Standard min focusing distance 18-24 cm – magnification ratio (0,23x)


  • Only good resistance to flare
  • Distortion and vignetting at 25mm
  • Background blur a bit nervous with busy background
  • Limited range


  • Distortion and vignetting at 16mm

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