Presenting an ultra-wide field of view, the Sony FE 20mm f/1.8 G
is a sleek and wide-eyed prime lens characterized by its portability,
advanced optical design, and intuitive handling. It's an ideal companion
for a range of subjects, from architecture and interiors to landscape
to vlogging, and the sleek size makes it a go-to wide-angle option for
everyday and travel shooting.
G Lens Series
Two AA (Advanced Aspherical) elements help to greatly reduce distortion
and spherical aberrations in order to accurately render scenes with a
high degree of sharpness.
Three extra-low dispersion elements reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations for improved clarity and color accuracy.
Nano AR Coating has been applied to minimize surface reflections, flare,
and ghosting for increased contrast and color rendering in strong
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture suits working in difficult lighting
conditions and helps to maintain a relatively compact form factor.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
Autofocus and Handling
Dual XD Linear Motor system, along with an internal focusing design,
provides quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance that suits both
photo and video applications.
Linear Response manual focus control offers more natural handling and an
AF/MF switch is located on the lens barrel for tactile control over
Customizable focus hold buttons are present on the lens barrel for
intuitive tactile control and rapid access to select settings.
Physical aperture ring can be de-clicked for smooth, silent aperture switching to benefit video applications.
Despite being an ultra-wide prime, the sleek design still accepts front 67mm threaded filters for easier creative control.
Compact, Portable Design
Weighing just 12.3 oz, this sleek lens is an ideal choice for vlogging
and walk-around shooting applications, and makes a great companion to
APS-C-format cameras and working with gimbals or accessory grips.
Dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement
conditions and rubberized control rings benefit handling in colder
Fluorine-coated front element resists dust, moisture, and fingerprints and is easy to clean.