Kenmerken Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS G Master SEL100400GM
FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS
The new full-frame lens maintains the high standard of resolution
that is the hallmark of Sony’s flagship lineup of G
Master™ lenses, while also offering incredibly fast, precise
AF capabilities, a lightweight, portable design and a variety of
professional functions and customisability. It’s an
exceptionally powerful photographic tool for a variety of
enthusiast and professional shooters, particularly those that are
commonly shooting sports or wildlife.
Uncompromised G Master Design and Performance
A super telephoto zoom that meets the intense build requirements of
Sony’s acclaimed G Master series lens lineup, the new FE
100-400mm GM model produces outstanding corner-to-corner sharpness
throughout the lens’ zoom and focus ranges and beautiful
rendered ‘bokeh’ or background defocus, ensuring the
finest details are brought out in every subject and scene.
The complex design features 22 lens elements configured in 16
different groups, including one Super ED (Extra-low Dispersion) and
two ED glass elements, all of which are working together to
minimise chromatic aberration and ensure the ultimate resolution is
captured. The lens also has Sony’s original Nano AR coating,
which is particularly useful for shooting sports scenes or
wildlife, as it reduces unwanted reflections.
Precise, Quick AF Performance
In order to keep up with fast-moving action, the new FE 100-400mm
GM super telephoto zoom lens features the combination of a double
linear motor and a Direct Drive SSM actuator, which also ensures
precise, quiet operation.
The double motor system allows rapid focus lens drive acceleration
to capture the sudden motion that is common with sports and
wildlife photography, while high precision positioning control and
a newly optimised AF algorithm ensure the subject is quickly found
and focused on. This ensures that the maximum AF performance of a
camera like the new α9 is realised.
Lightweight Design, Extensive Customizability
In order to satisfy the extensive demands of customers craving
lighter, smaller and more portable super telephoto lenses, the new
FE 100-400mm GM weighs in at a mere 1,395 grams (49.3 ounces),
making it among the lightest in its class and an ideal fit for
Sony’s wide range of compactly designed cameras.
Functionally, the lens has a zoom torque adjustment ring – a
first for Sony α – allowing the user to adjust the
level of torque in the ring to zoom faster or slower depending on
their shooting style. There is also a focus hold button that can
also be assigned to variety of functions including focus mode
selection, AF area selection or the popular Eye AF lock
The telephoto zoom lens is dust and moisture resistant, and has
fluorine coating on the front lens that makes it easier to remove
dust or grease. There is also a removable tripod mount.
Professional Operation and Reliability
The new FE 100-400mm GM lens features built-in optical image
stabilisation, ensuring that sharp images can be captured during
handheld shooting. It also offers a minimum focusing range of just
0.98 metres (3.22 feet), which maximises its versatility in the
field, and a 9 bladed circular aperture design that produces soft,
The FE 100-400mm GM is compatible with both the 1.4x (model
SEL14TC) and 2.0x (model SEL20TC) teleconverters, allowing
photographers and videographers to shoot at up to 800mm on
full-frame cameras and approximately 1200mm (35mm full-frame
equivalent) on APS-C cameras.
A replacement lens hood (model ALC-SH151) for the new lens will
also be available.