Sony unveils a new telephoto zoom lens for the ‘FE’ system, and a ‘G’ ‘Master’ for you pixel peepers with deep pockets! The Sony FE 100-400mm F/4.5-5.6 GM OSS has a whopping 22 elements in 16 groups, even more than Canon’s newest version here. Weight-wise, the Canon comes in almost 200 grams heavier than the new Sony 100-400mm.
This new lens has a totally different optical configuration than the 70-400mm I reviewed years ago for the ‘a’ mount. The MTF graph from Sony looks promising, but right now they’re only charting 10-30 line pairs/mm, I’d like to see at least 40.
Also good news; the Sony FE Teleconverters will work on this lens!!
I’ll be reviewing the lens in due course.