New lens Sony SAM 28-75mm F2.8

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Simultaneously with the announcement of full-frame digital SLR camera Sony Alpha A850 Sony has introduced a new lens and SAM 28-75mm F2.8, which, by the way, and will continue as a "whale" to the above cell. New, apparently, is a kind of re-issue of the once popular Minolta lens with similar specifications.

Specifications of SAM 28-75mm F2.8:

  • Focal length: 28-75 mm (42-112,5 mm when using the camera with APS-C sensor);
  • Groups / elements in the lens: 14-16;
  • Viewing angle, when installed on the camera size 35 mm: 75-32 degrees;
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 7;
  • Aperture Type: circular;
  • Minimum focusing distance: 38 cm;
  • Maximum magnification: 0.22;
  • Filter Diameter: 67 mm;
  • Dimensions: 77,5 h94 mm (diameter x length);
  • Weight: 565 g.

Recommended price for SAM 28-75mm F2.8 in the U.S. will be $ 800, and the lens will go on sale in November.