FE 50mm F1.2 GM

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RM 9,499.00
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  • Overview
    This 50mm F1.2 G Master prime lens is a creator’s dream, with an F1.2 maximum aperture that not only allows shooting in a wider range of lighting conditions, but also provides an extraordinary combination of high resolution, luscious G Master bokeh, and blazing
    autofocus. It is also remarkably compact and lightweight, for new creative freedom.

  • Highlight

    Premium G Master Series Standard prime lens

    Three XA elements for high resolution throughout the image area

    Sony Nano AR Coating II to eliminate flare and ghosting

    XD Linear Motor offering excellent response and low vibration for fast, precise, quie

    Focus hold button and other features support professional shooting needs

    Minimum Focus Distance

    0.4 m (1.32 ft)

    Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

    0.17

    Filter Diameter (mm)

    72

    Weight

    778 g (27.5 oz.)

  • Features
    50mm F1.2 “standard” G Master prime lens

    50mm F1.2 “standard” G Master prime lens

    With breathtaking G Master resolution and bokeh plus outstanding AF performance in a remarkably compact, lightweight design, the first 50mm F1.2 lens in the α lineup is an excellent choice for day-to-day applications. Whether you’re shooting stills or movies, this lens can take your creativity and expression to new heights.

    Image-wide sharpness from F1.2

    Image-wide sharpness from F1.2

    Resolution and contrast are outstanding throughout the aperture range, right up to F1.2. Three XA (extreme aspherical) lens elements in an advanced optical path subdue overall aberration, and other advanced optical technologies minimize chromatic aberration in a lens that is surprisingly compact and lightweight.

    Learn more about XA lenses

    Compact mobility means creative freedom

    Compact mobility means creative freedom

    Large-aperture lenses are often large and heavy. The FE 50mm F1.2 GM is only 87 x 108 mm (3-1/2 x 4-3/8 in.) and weighs just 778 grams (27.5 oz.). State-of-the-art optics plus Sony’s amazing XD Linear Motors and mechanical design come together in a convenient, mobile lens for any shooting situation.

    Smooth, refined G Master bokeh

    Smooth, refined G Master bokeh

    Three XA (extreme aspherical) elements with 0.01-micron surface precision, plus painstaking spherical aberration control at the design and manufacturing stages, contribute to gorgeous G Master bokeh that can really make portrait and other subjects stand out, especially at the lens’s maximum F1.2 aperture.

    Learn more about XA lenses

    Bokeh-enhancing 11-blade circular aperture

    Bokeh-enhancing 11-blade circular aperture

    A new 11-blade circular aperture mechanism contributes to beautiful bokeh. Circular highlights are exquisitely rendered too, further enhancing the widely acclaimed beauty of G Master bokeh. Out-of-focus backgrounds are smoother and more pleasing in just about any situation and lighting.

    Learn more about Circular Aperture 

    Nano AR Coating II ensures clear images in backlit scenes

    Nano AR Coating II ensures clear images in backlit scenes

    Sony’s Nano AR Coating II helps to achieve clear, well-defined images even in strong sunlight and backlighting. This advanced coating is evenly applied to entire element surfaces, effectively minimizing internal reflections so that flare and ghosting do not occur. 

    Learn more about Nano AR Coating II

    Close-ups with stunning bokeh

    Close-ups with stunning bokeh

    0.4 meter (1.32 ft) minimum focus and 0.17x maximum magnification deliver extra close-up flexibility for both stills and movies. XA (extreme aspherical) lens elements and a floating focus mechanism make it possible to achieve pinpoint sharpness while taking advantage of creamy F1.2 background bokeh at any focusing distance.

    Learn more about Floating Focusing

    XD Linear Motors achieve fast, precise, quiet AF and tracking

    XD Linear Motors achieve fast, precise, quiet AF and tracking

    Fast, accurate focus is assured even with shallow F1.2 depth of field. Four XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motors deliver high thrust to position the large, heavy focus groups for precision AF and tracking. High resolution is maintained at all focusing distances with the full AF speed and precision of E-mount bodies, for both stills and movies.

    Learn more about XD Linear Motors

    Natural, linear manual focus response

    Natural, linear manual focus response

    Linear Response MF ensures that the focus ring responds directly and linearly to subtle control when focusing manually. Focus ring rotation translates directly to a corresponding change in focus, so control feels immediate and precise. Linear Response MF enhances manual focus control for both stills and movies.

    Learn more about Linear Response MF

    Customizable focus hold button and more for advanced control

    Customizable focus hold button and more for advanced control

    Focus hold buttons located on the top and side of the lens can be assigned to a number of other functions via a camera body menu, providing direct access to functions that are vital to the user’s personal workflow, including right/left eye selection for Eye AF on bodies that support that feature. 

    Learn more about Focus Hold Button

    Aperture ring with click on/off switch

    Aperture ring with click on/off switch

    An aperture ring is also provided for direct, intuitive aperture control. A handy switch allows the aperture ring click stops to be turned off for quiet movie shooting.

    Learn more about Iris/Aperture Click Switch

    Dust and moisture resistant design

    Dust and moisture resistant design

    A dust and moisture resistant design provides the reliability needed for outdoor use in challenging conditions.

    Learn more about Dust and Moisture Resistant Design

    Fluorine front element coating

    Fluorine front element coating

    The front lens element features a fluorine coating that repels water, oil, and other contaminants, while making it easier to wipe off any contaminants or fingerprints that do become attached to the lens surface.

    Learn more about fluorine coating

  • Specifications

    Lens Specifications

    Mount

    Sony E-mount

    Format

    35mm full frame

    Focal-Length (mm)

    50

    Focal Length (35mm) (APS-C)

    75

    Lens Groups / Elements

    10-14

    Angle of View (35mm)

    47°

    Angle of View (APS-C)

    32°

    Maximum aperture (F)

    1.2

    Minimum Aperture (F)

    16

    Aperture Blades

    11

    Circular Aperture

    Yes

    Minimum Focus Distance

    0.4 m (1.32 ft)

    Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

    0.17

    Filter Diameter (mm)

    72

    Image stabilization (SteadyShot)

    - (body-integrated)

    Zoom system

    -

    Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)

    -

    Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)

    -

    Hood Type

    Round shape, bayonet type

    Size & Weight

    Dimensions (D x L)

    87 x 108 mm (3-1/2 x 4-3/8 in.)

    Weight

    778 g (27.5 oz.)

  • Support
  • Overview
    • Overview
      This 50mm F1.2 G Master prime lens is a creator’s dream, with an F1.2 maximum aperture that not only allows shooting in a wider range of lighting conditions, but also provides an extraordinary combination of high resolution, luscious G Master bokeh, and blazing
      autofocus. It is also remarkably compact and lightweight, for new creative freedom.

  • highlight
    • Highlight

      Premium G Master Series Standard prime lens

      Three XA elements for high resolution throughout the image area

      Sony Nano AR Coating II to eliminate flare and ghosting

      XD Linear Motor offering excellent response and low vibration for fast, precise, quie

      Focus hold button and other features support professional shooting needs

      Minimum Focus Distance

      0.4 m (1.32 ft)

      Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

      0.17

      Filter Diameter (mm)

      72

      Weight

      778 g (27.5 oz.)

  • features
    • Features
      50mm F1.2 “standard” G Master prime lens

      50mm F1.2 “standard” G Master prime lens

      With breathtaking G Master resolution and bokeh plus outstanding AF performance in a remarkably compact, lightweight design, the first 50mm F1.2 lens in the α lineup is an excellent choice for day-to-day applications. Whether you’re shooting stills or movies, this lens can take your creativity and expression to new heights.

      Image-wide sharpness from F1.2

      Image-wide sharpness from F1.2

      Resolution and contrast are outstanding throughout the aperture range, right up to F1.2. Three XA (extreme aspherical) lens elements in an advanced optical path subdue overall aberration, and other advanced optical technologies minimize chromatic aberration in a lens that is surprisingly compact and lightweight.

      Learn more about XA lenses

      Compact mobility means creative freedom

      Compact mobility means creative freedom

      Large-aperture lenses are often large and heavy. The FE 50mm F1.2 GM is only 87 x 108 mm (3-1/2 x 4-3/8 in.) and weighs just 778 grams (27.5 oz.). State-of-the-art optics plus Sony’s amazing XD Linear Motors and mechanical design come together in a convenient, mobile lens for any shooting situation.

      Smooth, refined G Master bokeh

      Smooth, refined G Master bokeh

      Three XA (extreme aspherical) elements with 0.01-micron surface precision, plus painstaking spherical aberration control at the design and manufacturing stages, contribute to gorgeous G Master bokeh that can really make portrait and other subjects stand out, especially at the lens’s maximum F1.2 aperture.

      Learn more about XA lenses

      Bokeh-enhancing 11-blade circular aperture

      Bokeh-enhancing 11-blade circular aperture

      A new 11-blade circular aperture mechanism contributes to beautiful bokeh. Circular highlights are exquisitely rendered too, further enhancing the widely acclaimed beauty of G Master bokeh. Out-of-focus backgrounds are smoother and more pleasing in just about any situation and lighting.

      Learn more about Circular Aperture 

      Nano AR Coating II ensures clear images in backlit scenes

      Nano AR Coating II ensures clear images in backlit scenes

      Sony’s Nano AR Coating II helps to achieve clear, well-defined images even in strong sunlight and backlighting. This advanced coating is evenly applied to entire element surfaces, effectively minimizing internal reflections so that flare and ghosting do not occur. 

      Learn more about Nano AR Coating II

      Close-ups with stunning bokeh

      Close-ups with stunning bokeh

      0.4 meter (1.32 ft) minimum focus and 0.17x maximum magnification deliver extra close-up flexibility for both stills and movies. XA (extreme aspherical) lens elements and a floating focus mechanism make it possible to achieve pinpoint sharpness while taking advantage of creamy F1.2 background bokeh at any focusing distance.

      Learn more about Floating Focusing

      XD Linear Motors achieve fast, precise, quiet AF and tracking

      XD Linear Motors achieve fast, precise, quiet AF and tracking

      Fast, accurate focus is assured even with shallow F1.2 depth of field. Four XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motors deliver high thrust to position the large, heavy focus groups for precision AF and tracking. High resolution is maintained at all focusing distances with the full AF speed and precision of E-mount bodies, for both stills and movies.

      Learn more about XD Linear Motors

      Natural, linear manual focus response

      Natural, linear manual focus response

      Linear Response MF ensures that the focus ring responds directly and linearly to subtle control when focusing manually. Focus ring rotation translates directly to a corresponding change in focus, so control feels immediate and precise. Linear Response MF enhances manual focus control for both stills and movies.

      Learn more about Linear Response MF

      Customizable focus hold button and more for advanced control

      Customizable focus hold button and more for advanced control

      Focus hold buttons located on the top and side of the lens can be assigned to a number of other functions via a camera body menu, providing direct access to functions that are vital to the user’s personal workflow, including right/left eye selection for Eye AF on bodies that support that feature. 

      Learn more about Focus Hold Button

      Aperture ring with click on/off switch

      Aperture ring with click on/off switch

      An aperture ring is also provided for direct, intuitive aperture control. A handy switch allows the aperture ring click stops to be turned off for quiet movie shooting.

      Learn more about Iris/Aperture Click Switch

      Dust and moisture resistant design

      Dust and moisture resistant design

      A dust and moisture resistant design provides the reliability needed for outdoor use in challenging conditions.

      Learn more about Dust and Moisture Resistant Design

      Fluorine front element coating

      Fluorine front element coating

      The front lens element features a fluorine coating that repels water, oil, and other contaminants, while making it easier to wipe off any contaminants or fingerprints that do become attached to the lens surface.

      Learn more about fluorine coating

  • specifications
    • Specifications

      Lens Specifications

      Mount

      Sony E-mount

      Format

      35mm full frame

      Focal-Length (mm)

      50

      Focal Length (35mm) (APS-C)

      75

      Lens Groups / Elements

      10-14

      Angle of View (35mm)

      47°

      Angle of View (APS-C)

      32°

      Maximum aperture (F)

      1.2

      Minimum Aperture (F)

      16

      Aperture Blades

      11

      Circular Aperture

      Yes

      Minimum Focus Distance

      0.4 m (1.32 ft)

      Maximum Magnification ratio (x)

      0.17

      Filter Diameter (mm)

      72

      Image stabilization (SteadyShot)

      - (body-integrated)

      Zoom system

      -

      Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)

      -

      Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)

      -

      Hood Type

      Round shape, bayonet type

      Size & Weight

      Dimensions (D x L)

      87 x 108 mm (3-1/2 x 4-3/8 in.)

      Weight

      778 g (27.5 oz.)

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    • Reviews
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