Sony has launched the FE 50mm F1.2 G MasterT Lens in India. According to Sony, it delivers an excellent resolution and dramatic bokeh known to Sony’s G Master line. It also comes with industry-leading AF (autofocus) capabilities and professional control and reliability in a compact and lightweight design. The lens offers a maximum of F1.2 aperture which combines an impressively shallow depth of field for maximum creative expression. 

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Commenting on the launch Mukesh Srivastava, Digital Imaging Head at Sony India said, “Sony takes the level of expression and usability for still images and video a notch higher with the 60th E-mount lens, the FE 50mm F1.2 GM, We’re always listening to our customers to deliver the best imaging technology. The FE 50mm F1.2 GM, our first F1.2 lens for the α brand, is designed to meet the changing needs of today’s content creators through the power of technology.”

It also comes with incredible light gathering capabilities, allowing for faster shutter speeds and lower ISO in low light settings. This makes it very much ideal for portraits, wedding photography, video, and even more possibilities.

The key features have been mentioned below, for a better overview-

  • This lens gets excellent resolution and beautiful bokeh for both stills and videos-

The FE 50mm F1.2 GM features the latest optics, including three XA (extreme aspherical) lens elements. It helps to high resolution across the entire image and is maintained even when fully opened at F1.2. The new lens also ensures clear images in backlit scenes, thanks to Sony’s Nano AR Coating II that effectively minimizes internal reflections so that flare and ghosting do not occur. 

  • High-performance Autofocus (AF) and tracking at F1.2 for enhanced imagery and creative effects-

The lens can keep subjects in sharp focus even at an extremely shallow depth-of-field with fast, precise, quiet Autofocus and tracking. When precise focusing is required, especially when shooting a 4K video with human eye tracking, the FE 50mm F1.2 GM allows the user to focus on composition enabled by its excellent response with minimum delay and low vibration. 

  • Professional control and reliability in a compact form factor-

The FE 50mm F1.2 GM combines easy operation with professional control. The lens also features a dust and moisture resistant design and a fluorine front element coating that protects the lens from fingerprints, dust, water, oil, and other contaminants. It is developed using Sony’s latest simulation technologies and the latest optical design, the lens comes in a surprisingly compact and lightweight form factor (φb87 x 108mm, 778g.), providing high mobility and easy handling.

Pricing and availability-

As for the pricing and availability, the FE 50mm F1.2 GM lens will be available across all Sony Centers, Alpha Flagship stores. Also portal and major electronic stores across India from 15th April 2021 onwards. It is priced at Rs. 228,990.

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