Sony announced two new full frame telephoto prime lenses: FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens and FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens
The US price for FE 200-600mm lens is $1,998.00 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama), the US price for FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens is $12,998 (B&H Photo Video/Adorama), both lenses will be released in August, 2019.
200-600mm press text, 600mm press text on guidetocamera.com.
Size Comparison: FE 200-600mm vs FE 400mm f/2.8 GM vs FE 100-400 GM Lenses
Hands-on at Dpreview.
200-600mm samples at Dpreview.
600mm samples at Dpreview.
SEL600F40GM, SEL200600G. Check pre-order options at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.
Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS lens has 24 elements, including aspherical and extra-low dispersion glass. The lens focuses and zooms internally, has 11 aperture blades and uses a Direct Drive SSM autofocus motor. The minimum focus distance is 2.4m (< 8 feet) and the maximum magnification is 0.2x. The 200-600 is 318mm (1ft) long and weighs in at 2.1kg (4.9lbs) without its tripod foot attached.
Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS lens also has 24 elements and among them are ‘extreme aspherical’ (XA), fluorite and ED glass. There are a pair of XD linear motors to drive the focusing group quickly and quietly. The lens supports 40.5mm drop-in filters and has the same three-mode IS system as the 200-600mm. The minimum focus distance on the lens is 4.5m (< 15ft), with a maximum magnification of 0.14x. As with the 200-600 mentioned above, the 600mm is weather-sealed, but to a higher degree.
Videos of Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS and FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lenses
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