Sony announces three new lenses, two are consumer grade lenses, and one is high quality lens optimized for full frame DSLR camera. Sony-Zeiss 24mm f/2 SSM. This lens is designed to rival Canon EF 24mm f/1.4 and Nikon 24mm f/1.4. It is not sure why it is just f/2 instead of f/1.4.
The other lenses, 35mm f/1.8 and 85mm f/2.8 are compact and affordable lenses. These are important lenses because Sony is criticized for years because their lens collection is too expensive. With built-in image stabilization, they will be a great lens in low light situation.
Especially for Sony 35mm f/1.8. This lens is optimized only for crop sensor camera and will be a best seller similar to Nikon 35mm f/1.8.
Unfortunately, Sony 85mm maximum aperture is only f/2.8 compare to Nikon and Canon 85mm, which has f/1.8 maximum aperture. However, based on the picture, Sony 85mm f/2.8 is more compact than both Canon & Nikon 85mm lenses.
Sony 35mm f/1.8 = $200
Sony 85mm f/2.8 = $250
Sony-Zeiss 24mm f/2 = $1250Related Post: