Telephoto Zoom Lens: Sony Introduces FE 70-200MM F4 Macro G OSS II telephoto zoom lens at Rs 1,70,990

Sony India has expanded its interchangeable lens portfolio with its latest addition to the Alpha E-mount series — FE 70-200mm F4 Macro G OSS II telephoto zoom lens. The new lens, according to the company, is aimed at photography enthusiasts and professionals seeking versatile capabilities. The lens covers focal lengths from 70mm to 200mm with an F4 maximum aperture, catering to a wide range of shooting scenarios.
The FE 70-200MM F4 Macro G OSS II is a compact and lightweight option, making it suitable for various situations such as sports, landscapes, wildlife, and macro photography. One of its standout features is the world’s first half macro capability throughout its zoom range, according to the company.
Additionally, the lens can be paired to a teleconverter (sold separately) and it supports super-telephoto shooting up to 400mm and life-size 1:1 magnification macro photography across the zoom range.
Key Features of the FE 70-200MM F4 Macro G OSS II:
Compact design: Length of 149mm and weight of approximately 794g (excluding tripod mount) for easy portability across various photographic scenarios.
Half Macro capability: World’s first half macro shooting throughout the zoom range, enabling detailed close-up shots.
Teleconverter compatibility: Supports a high-performance teleconverter (sold separately) for super-telephoto shooting up to 400mm.
Enhanced autofocus and tracking: Utilises Sony’s unique XD (extreme dynamic) linear motor for up to 20% faster autofocus. Improved tracking performance, especially when used with the α1 body.
Intuitive operation: Features include a focus range limiter and a full-time DMF (manual focus) switch for secure and intuitive handling.
Durability and reliability: Dust and moisture resistance, along with a fluorine coating on the front lens element for easy maintenance.
Price and availability
The FE 70-200MM F4 Macro G OSS II lens will be available starting August 9 through various channels including Sony Centers, Alpha Flagship stores, authorized dealers, and major electronic stores across India. The lens is priced at Rs 1,70,990.

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