Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Zoom Lens
The E-mount Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS lens is credited with pin sharp images and offers a versatile zoom range with constant aperture and high quality optics including Nano AR & Fluorine Coatings.
- An excellent general purpose zoom range for a wide range of subjects
- 5-stops of image stabilisation resulting in more sharp shots when used handheld
- Fast, smooth and quiet Nano USM focusing motor ideal for stills and video
- Well built G lens with dust and moisture resistant design which can be taken anywhere
- Sharp results throughout the zoom range and from corner to corner within the frame
Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens Summary
The FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens is an excellent standard to short telephoto zoom lens from Sony, well suited to a wide range of subjects including an all-in-one travel lens. Weighing just 663g this versatile zoom complements E-mount cameras with its low weight and compact size. It features quick and quiet Autofocus together with built-in optical image stabilisation for hand held photography and videography. If you are making movies with this lens you’ll be pleased by the quietness of Sony’s Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM) and minimised focus breathing.
- Constant f/4 aperture with fast, precise, quiet AF for stills and movies
- The optical design achieves consistently high corner-to-corner resolution throughout the zoom range
- Minimum focus distance of 0.38 metres for creative compositions
- Dust and moisture resistance along with a fluorine coating
- Barrel controls include a Focus mode switch, Focus hold button and Shake compensation switch
The optical design of the Sony 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens include four aspherical elements to reduce aberration and ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements to minimise chromatic aberration. Sony also included a circular aperture with 9 aperture blades to achieve smooth bokeh and soft out of focus areas. This is one of the most versatile zooms in the range of Sony lenses, with the FE 24-70mm F/2.8 GM lens offering one stop brighter aperture with shorter range at a considerable price jump.
A compact, lightweight comprehensive zoom
From 24mm to 105mm and F4 aperture throughout the zoom this high-performance G Lens offers consistently high image quality. In addition to outstanding optical performance it features compact, lightweight design for portability and mobility befitting the E-mount system. Fast, precise AF and high reliability add to the broad utility of this fine zoom lens.
Excellent corner-to-corner imaging throughout the zoom range
advanced optics achieve consistently high corner-to-corner resolution throughout the zoom range. Four aspherical elements effectively reduce aberration, while ED (extraa-low Dispersion) glass elements minimize chromatic aberration. A circular aperture and carefully controlled spherical aberration shape add expressive potential with beautiful, smooth background bokeh and natural highlights that complement outstanding in-focus sharpness and clarity
A one-lens solution for mobile, versatile shooting
Excellent optical performance and a high zoom ratio are packed into a compact, lightweight only 663 grams (23.4 oz.). The compact lightweight design extend to E-mount bodies for outstanding system mobility and handling ease. This one high-performance lens lets you shoot a wide range of subjects and situations. A minimum focus distance of 0.38 meters (1.25ft.) and built-in optical image stabilization further enhance all-around versatility.
Constant F4 and fast, precise, quiet AF for stills and movies
A bright constant F4 maximum aperture throughout the zoom range keeps the brightness even when focal length is changed. Sony's Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM) AF drive system offers fast, precise, quiet focusing. And a precision optical design minimizes focus breathang. All of this makes the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS an excellent choice for both stills and movies.
Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS In Detail
Wide-range mid-telephoto zoom
A wide 24-105mm zoom range with constant f/4 easily handles subjects such as portraits, snapshots, landscapes, architecture, and more. This one lens will cover most shooting needs, minimising the need to carry extra equipment.
Outstanding images at any focal length
Four aspherical elements, two of which are high-precision AA (advanced aspherical) types, are used in an advanced optical design that effectively suppresses distortion while maintaining consistently high corner-to-corner resolution and image quality throughout the lens’s zoom range.
ED glass enhances resolution and colour
Three ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements strategically deployed in the lens’s optical path further enhance resolution by suppressing chromatic aberration. Excellent sharpness and natural colour reproduction are maintained right out to the image edges.
Clarity and contrast in any light
Sony’s original Nano AR Coating suppresses spurious reflections that can cause flare and ghosting in backlit and other challenging lighting situations, for consistently high contrast and clarity. Freedom from flare over a wide range of incident light angles provides greater framing and composing flexibility. (1. Nano AR Coating / 2.Glass / 3.Transmitted light)
Beautiful blend of sharpness and bokeh
In addition to a circular aperture design, precise control of the lens’s spherical aberration shape contributes to the stunning balance between sharpness and luscious bokeh that is a hallmark of the G Lens brand.The ability to combine high resolution and smooth bokeh in creative imagery affords vast expressive potential.
A one-lens solution for mobile, versatile shooting
Excellent optical performance and a high zoom ratio are packed into a compact, lightweight only 663 grams (23.4 oz.). The compact lightweight design extend to E-mount bodies for outstanding system mobility and handling ease. This one high-performance lens lets you shoot a wide range of subjects and situations. A minimum focus distance of 0.38 meters (1.25ft.) and built-in optical image stabilisation further enhance all-around versatility.
Constant F4 and fast, precise, quiet AF are good for stills and movies
A bright constant F4 maximum aperture throughout the zoom range keeps the brightness even when focal length is changed. Sony’s Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM) AF drive system offers fast, precise, quiet focusing. And a precision optical design minimises focus breathing. All of this makes the FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS an excellent choice for both stills and movies.
Fluorine coated front element
The lens’s front element features a fluorine coating that helps to prevent dirt and fingerprints from sticking, and make it easier to wipe dirt and fingerprints away if they do become attached to the lens surface.
High reliability in harsh conditions
The overall design of this lens is dust and moisture resistant for extra protection and reliable operation in challenging environments. Shoot with confidence in light rain or windy conditions.
Smooth, versatile operation
A focus hold button, manual focus ring, AF/MF switch, and other controls provide versatile fingertip operation. The focus hold button can be customised via a body menu that allows a variety of functions to be assigned to the button to match the user’s needs.
What’s in the box
- Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS Lens
- Hood: ALC-SH152
- Lens front cap: ALC-F77S
- Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM
- 77mm Polar Pro Peter McKinnon Variable Neutral Density Filter Signature Edition II - 6/9 stop. It’s a bit of a mouthful but this VND is perfect for shooting movies on brighter sunlit days.
- Hoya REVO SMC 77mm UV Filter - This high grade filter will reduce the effects of UV rays and protect the front lens element
- Tenba Tools Lens Capsule 15 x 11cm - secure and bump reducing neoprene lens case
|Offer Category: Camera Lenses|
|Offer Product Type: Sony Lenses E Mount|
|Aperture ring: N/A|
|Constant Aperture: Yes|
|Lens CIPA Image stabilization rating: N/A|
|Diameter (mm): 83|
|Length (mm): 113|
|Weight (g): 663|
|Distance scale: N/A|
|DoF scale: N/A|
|Environmental Sealing: Yes|
|Focus distance limiter: N/A|
|Focal length: 24 - 105 mm|
|Focus method: Internal|
|Filter Thread: 77 mm|
|Full time manual: Yes|
|Hood supplied: Yes|
|Lens Image stabilization: Yes|
|Lens mount: Sony FE|
|Lens Materials: N/A|
|Maximum focal length: 105|
|Maximum magnification: 0.31|
|Maximum aperture (number): 4|
|Maximum aperture (text): f/4|
|Max Format size: Full Frame|
|Minimum focal length: 24|
|Lens Minimum focus distance (m): 0.38|
|Minimum aperture (number): 22|
|Minimum aperture (text): f/22|
|Motor type: Linear|
|Number of diaphragm blades: 9|
|Power zoom: N/A|
|Special elements / coatings: 4 aspherical + 3 ED + Nano AR coating|
|Tripod collar: N/A|
|Lens type: Zoom lens|
|Zoom lock: N/A|
|Zoom method: Extending (rotary)|
The 24-105mm f/4 from Sony is a great everyday lens to accompany your mirrorless camera. Its design is compact and lightweight enough to be used as an all-in-one lens for travel as well as being well suited to portraits, landscapes, city scenes and lifestyle images. The focus motor is surprisingly quick and virtually silent broadening the appeal of this zoom to videographers as well as photographers. Focus breathing is well suppressed and image results are sharp, with low distortion and rich colours are rendered. The f/4 aperture is constant throughout the zoom range and does provide smooth out of focus backgrounds thanks to a 9 rounded aperture design.
Images and video is stabilised with up to 5-stop advantage which really helps to keep images sharp when shooting hand-held.
For those shooting outdoors Sony has included comprehensive dust and moisture seals as well as the front element being protected with a fluorine coating. This focal length zoom makes an excellent and cost effective alternative to G Master options and provides a longer than usual zoom length, in a compact size with great results. With all of that there’s a lot to like about this model.
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