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Sony E-Mount Lenses

When Sony launched its NEX mirrorless system in May 2010, the compact and fully-featured cameras gained widespread praise for their ergonomics and imaging performance. The initial weak point of the E-mount, however, was the absence of a comprehensive lens catalog. Sony usefully provided its NEX users with a roadmap (see below) on how it intended to develop the lens lineup for the new mount, but the restricted number of native lenses was mentioned by many reviewers as a disadvantage of adopting the NEX/E-mount system.

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Early Sony E-Mount roadmap[sony]

These concerns receded over time, as Sony delivered on its promises and provided a steady flow of E-mount glass, including enthusiast oriented lenses developed in collaboration with Zeiss. Also, the success of Sony's APS-C mirrorless cameras enticed third party lens manufacturers, such as Sigma and Carl Zeiss, to offer manual and autofocus lenses for the E-mount. After the introduction of the full-frame A7 cameras in October 2013, Sony's effort to strengthen its lens catalog intensified, but the focus shifted clearly towards FE lenses instead of APS-C. The FE optics can be mounted and used on APS-C cameras, but they project on image circle that can only be partially captured by the APS-C sensor, while being bigger and heavier than equivalent NEX-lenses.

The following listing provides an overview of lens availability for the Sony E-mount, and reports the main specifications of the optics for comparison. The listed prices are those at release time, so they may have changed since then. The catalog comprises both autofocus as well as manual lenses, and lists both optics from Sony and other lens producers. If you are mainly interested in full frame lenses for the E-mount, you might want to move across to the FE timeline and lens list.

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Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSSAF 62 n 70 x 64 mm 225 g 2012849 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6MF rear n 70 x 91 mm 496 g 2018849 i
 
Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 GAF n Y 87 x 117 mm 565 g 20171,699 i
 
Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GMAF 82 Y 89 x 122 mm 680 g 20172,199 i
 
Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSSAF 72 Y 78 x 99 mm 518 g 20141,349 i
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Samyang 8mm f/2.8 UMC Fish-EyeMF n n 60 x 56 mm 217 g 2012299 i
 
Samyang 8mm f/2.8 UMC Fish-Eye IIMF n n 60 x 65 mm 265 g 2014299 i
 
Samyang 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS IIMF n n 75 x 101 mm 450 g 2012329 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8MF 49 n 60 x 53 mm 215 g 2018499 i
 
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CSMF n n 87 x 132 mm 620 g 2013599 i
 
Voigtlander 10mm f/5.6 Hyper-Wide-HeliarMF 72 n 68 x 74 mm 371 g 20161,099 i
 
Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CSMF 67 n 73 x 59 mm 245 g 2014349 i
 
Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8AF 67 n 82 x 86 mm 270 g 2012699 i
 
Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS FISH-EYEMF n n 77 x 99 mm 525 g 2014499 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-DMF n n 75 x 83 mm 609 g 2016979 i
 
Voigtlander 12mm f/5.6 Ultra-Wide-HeliarMF 67 n 67 x 74 mm 230 g 2016699 i
 
Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM ArtAF n Y 95 x 152 mm 1,120 g 20181,599 i
 
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMCMF n n 87 x 122 mm 570 g 2010399 i
 
Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMCAF n n 86 x 98 mm 470 g 2016849 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-DMF 72 n 66 x 82 mm 500 g 2016849 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 MacroMF 77 n 84 x 65 mm 410 g 2015529 i
 
Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 Super-Wide-HeliarMF 58 n 66 x 68 mm 294 g 2016799 i
 
Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN ContemporaryAF 67 Y 72 x 92 mm 405 g 2017449 i
 
Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CSMF 77 n 83 x 115 mm 615 g 2013399 i
 
Sony E 16mm f/2.8 PancakeAF 49 n 62 x 23 mm 74 g 2010299 i
 
Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8AF 77 Y 78 x 95 mm 330 g 20161,499 i
 
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DNAF 46 n 61 x 46 mm 140 g 2012199 i
 
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF 46 n 61 x 46 mm 160 g 2013199 i
 
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF n n 91 x 156 mm 950 g 2018899 i
 
Samyang 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMCMF 77 n 83 x 114 mm 525 g 2016599 i
 
Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 FE MFMF 62 n 69 x 82 mm 490 g 2016799 i
 
Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 FE AFAF 62 n 73 x 82 mm 464 g 2018949 i
 
Sony E 20mm f/2.8AF 49 n 63 x 20 mm 69 g 2013349 i
 
Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CSMF 58 n 64 x 68 mm 275 g 2015499 i
 
Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8MF 52 Y 62 x 72 mm 394 g 20151,499 i
 
Voigtlander 21mm f/3.5 Color-SkoparMF 52 n 63 x 40 mm 230 g 2018799 i
 
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMCMF 77 n 83 x 124 mm 590 g 2011599 i
 
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF 77 n 85 x 116 mm 665 g 2018849 i
 
Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GMAF 67 Y 79 x 92 mm 445 g 20181,399 i
 
Mitakon Freewalker 24mm f/1.7MF 49 n 62 x 55 mm 246 g 2014349 i
 
Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* E 24mm f/1.8 ZAAF 49 n 63 x 66 mm 225 g 2011999 i
 
Handevision Iberit 24mm f/2.4MF 49 n 58 x 68 mm 320 g 2016619 i
 
Samyang 24mm f/2.8 AFAF 49 n 62 x 37 mm 120 g 2018399 i
 
Samyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Tilt/ShiftMF 82 n 86 x 139 mm 734 g 2012999 i
 
Meike 25mm f/0.95MF 55 n 64 x 101 mm 540 g 2016659 i
 
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2.0AF 67 Y 81 x 78 mm 335 g 20151,299 i
 
Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4MF 52 Y 62 x 75 mm 393 g 20181,299 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 Ultra MacroMF n n 82 x 65 mm 400 g 2018399 i
 
Sony FE 28mm f/2.0AF 49 Y 64 x 60 mm 200 g 2015449 i
 
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMCMF 77 n 83 x 138 mm 735 g 2011599 i
 
Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA DistagonAF 72 Y 79 x 112 mm 630 g 20151,599 i
 
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AF FEAF 67 n 76 x 115 mm 645 g 2017799 i
 
Voigtlander 35mm f/1.4 NoktonMF 58 n 67 x 40 mm 262 g 2017749 i
 
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF 67 n 77 x 120 mm 665 g 2018899 i
 
Sony FE 35mm f/1.8AF 55 Y 66 x 73 mm 280 g 2019749 i
 
Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2MF 52 Y 62 x 59 mm 340 g 20141,299 i
 
Handevision Iberit 35mm f/2.4MF 49 n 58 x 35 mm 280 g 2016579 i
 
Sony FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss SonnarAF 49 Y 62 x 37 mm 120 g 2013799 i
 
Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FEAF 49 n 62 x 33 mm 86 g 2017399 i
 
Voigtlander 40mm f/1.2 NoktonMF 58 n 70 x 59 mm 420 g 2017999 i
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Sony E 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ OSSAF 40.5 n 65 x 30 mm 116 g 2012349 i
 
Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 GAF 67 Y 73 x 100 mm 494 g 20191,399 i
 
Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSSAF 67 n 73 x 95 mm 426 g 2013999 i
 
Sony E 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OSSAF 49 n 62 x 60 mm 214 g 2010299 i
 
Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSSAF 72 n 78 x 110 mm 482 g 2013599 i
 
Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSSAF 55 n 67 x 88 mm 325 g 2018599 i
 
Sony E 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSSAF 67 n 76 x 99 mm 524 g 2010899 i
 
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VCAF 62 n 68 x 97 mm 460 g 2011749 i
 
Sony E 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS LEAF 62 n 68 x 97 mm 460 g 2012849 i
 
Sony E PZ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSSAF 67 n 93 x 99 mm 649 g 20121,199 i
 
Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GMAF 82 Y 88 x 136 mm 886 g 20162,199 i
 
Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS CZ Vario TessarAF 67 Y 73 x 95 mm 426 g 20131,199 i
 
Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSSAF 77 Y 83 x 113 mm 663 g 20171,299 i
 
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSSAF 72 Y 81 x 119 mm 780 g 2015999 i
 
Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSSAF 55 Y 73 x 83 mm 295 g 2013499 i
 
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXDAF 67 Y 73 x 117 mm 550 g 2018799 i
 
Sony FE 28-135mm f/4 G PZ OSSAF 95 Y 105 x 163 mm 1,215 g 20142,499 i
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Meike 28mm f/2.8MF 49 n 60 x 29 mm 102 g 201689 i
 
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN CAF 52 n 65 x 73 mm 265 g 2016339 i
 
Yasuhara Nanoha x5 f/11 Macrono n n 64 x 86 mm 360 g 2011499 i
 
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DNAF 47 n 61 x 39 mm 135 g 2012199 i
 
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF 46 n 61 x 41 mm 140 g 2013199 i
 
Sony E 30mm f/3.5 MacroAF 49 n 62 x 56 mm 138 g 2011249 i
 
Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8AF 52 n 65 x 60 mm 210 g 2012499 i
 
Jackar Snapshooter 34mm f/1.8MF 37 n 48 x 53 mm 145 g 2012190 i
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95MF 58 n 64 x 82 mm 680 g 2013749 i
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 IIMF 55 n 63 x 60 mm 460 g 2016599 i
 
Samyang 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CSMF 62 n 68 x 74 mm 420 g 2016499 i
 
Meike 35mm f/1.7MF 49 n 61 x 41 mm 176 g 201689 i
 
Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSSAF 49 n 63 x 45 mm 155 g 2012449 i
 
Handevision Ibelux 40mm f/0.85MF 67 n 74 x 128 mm 1,200 g 20142,080 i
 
Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CFAF 67 Y 91 x 93 mm 361 g 20181,299 i
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95MF 67 n 69 x 87 mm 720 g 2014849 i
 
Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC MF 77 n 82 x 101 mm 565 g 2014499 i
 
Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMCAF 67 n 74 x 98 mm 560 g 2016699 i
 
Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss PlanarAF 72 Y 84 x 108 mm 778 g 20161,499 i
 
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF 77 n 85 x 126 mm 815 g 2018949 i
 
Sony FE 50mm f/1.8AF 49 n 60 x 69 mm 186 g 2016249 i
 
Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2MF 52 Y 62 x 59 mm 320 g 2014949 i
 
Handevision Iberit 50mm f/2.4MF 49 n 58 x 55 mm 250 g 2016549 i
 
Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 MacroAF 55 Y 71 x 71 mm 236 g 2016499 i
 
Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Carl Zeiss SonnarAF 49 Y 64 x 71 mm 281 g 2013999 i
 
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6MF 62 n 72 x 94 mm 400 g 2015499 i
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Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSSAF 49 n 64 x 108 mm 345 g 2011349 i
 
Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSSAF 77 Y 88 x 200 mm 1,480 g 20162,599 i
 
Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSSAF 72 Y 80 x 175 mm 840 g 20131,499 i
 
Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSSAF 72 Y 84 x 144 mm 854 g 20161,199 i
 
Sony E 70-350mm f/4.5-6.3 G OSSAF 67 Y 77 x 142 mm 625 g 2019999 i
 
Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSSAF 77 Y 94 x 205 mm 1,395 g 20172,499 i
 
Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSSAF 95 Y 112 x 318 mm 2,115 g 20191,999 i
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Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CSMF 62 n 68 x 74 mm 375 g 2015549 i
 
Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSSAF 49 n 62 x 62 mm 202 g 2011299 i
 
Photex MC 50mm f/2 Tilt-ShiftMF 46 n 63 x 58 mm 270 g 2010265 i
 
Meike 50mm f/2.0MF 49 n 61 x 41 mm 188 g 201689 i
 
Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8AF 52 n 65 x 91 mm 290 g 2014999 i
 
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN CAF 55 Y 67 x 60 mm 280 g 2018479 i
 
Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF 46 n 61 x 56 mm 190 g 2013239 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 MacroMF 62 n 70 x 95 mm 503 g 2014429 i
 
Voigtlander 65mm f/2 Macro Apo-LantharMF 67 n 78 x 91 mm 625 g 2017999 i
 
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro ArtAF 49 Y 71 x 132 mm 570 g 2018569 i
 
Handevision Iberit 75mm f/2.4MF 49 n 58 x 65 mm 270 g 2016549 i
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2MF 77 n 83 x 96 mm 921 g 2015799 i
 
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IFMF 72 n 78 x 101 mm 569 g 2008299 i
 
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMCMF 72 n 78 x 101 mm 570 g 2013399 i
 
Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GMAF 77 Y 90 x 108 mm 820 g 20161,798 i
 
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF 86 n 95 x 152 mm 1,130 g 20181,199 i
 
Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FEAF 77 n 88 x 100 mm 568 g 2019699 i
 
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8AF 67 Y 81 x 92 mm 475 g 20151,199 i
 
Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f/1.8MF 67 n 76 x 89 mm 530 g 2017499 i
 
Sony FE 85mm f/1.8AF 67 Y 78 x 82 mm 371 g 2017599 i
 
Samyang 85mm f/1.8MF 62 n 68 x 81 mm 344 g 2018399 i
 
Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4MF 52 Y 63 x 95 mm 594 g 20141,399 i
 
Handevision Iberit 90mm f/2.4MF 49 n 58 x 69 mm 340 g 2016489 i
 
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSSAF 62 Y 79 x 131 mm 602 g 20151,099 i
 
Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC MACROMF 67 n 73 x 149 mm 730 g 2015599 i
 
Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF OSS GMAF 72 Y 85 x 118 mm 700 g 20171,499 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Ultra-MacroMF 67 n 72 x 125 mm 638 g 2018449 i
 
Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF 105 Y 116 x 158 mm 1,720 g 20181,599 i
 
Venus Optics Laowa STF 105mm f/2.0MF 67 n 76 x 99 mm 745 g 2016729 i
 
Voigtlander 110mm f/2.5 Macro APO-Lanthar MF 58 n 78 x 100 mm 771 g 20181,099 i
 
Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM ArtAF 82 Y 91 x 141 mm 1,130 g 20181,399 i
 
Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GMAF 82 Y 90 x 127 mm 950 g 20191,899 i
 
Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMCMF 77 n 82 x 148 mm 845 g 2015599 i
 
Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8AF 67 Y 81 x 120 mm 614 g 20171,999 i
 
Samyang 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CSMF 58 n 65 x 74 mm 320 g 2013299 i
 
Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSSAF rear Y 158 x 359 mm 2,895 g 201811,999 i
 
Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSSAF rear Y 164 x 449 mm 3,040 g 201912,999 i
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Further Reading

If the existing catalog of native E-mount lenses does not contain what you are looking for, what about using some lenses from other mounts on your mirrorless Sony via an adapter? Many of the Canon EF lenses can even autofocus on the latest Sony cameras. Or if you are willing to focus manually, there is the entire set of excellent Leica-R lenses or Zeiss Contax lenses, which just crave for a modern digital camera.

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