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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.

Lens schedule
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-Mount Lenses
#  Lens
Designation
Focus
System
(type)
Filter
Type
(size)
Weather
Sealing
(y/n)
Lens
Dimensions
(dia x len)
Lens
Weight
(net)
Product
Launch
(year)
Launch
Price
(USD)
Street
Price
(USD)
1
 
Samyang 8mm f/2.8 UMC Fish-EyeMFnn60 x 56 mm217 g2012299ebay.com
2
 
Samyang 8mm f/2.8 UMC Fish-Eye IIMFnn60 x 65 mm265 g2014299amazon.com
3
 
Samyang 8mm f/3.5 UMC Fish-Eye CS IIMFnn75 x 101 mm450 g2012329amazon.com
4
 
Venus Optics Laowa 9mm f/2.8MF49n60 x 53 mm215 g2018499amazon.com
5
 
Samyang 10mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS CSMFnn87 x 132 mm620 g2013599amazon.com
6
 
Voigtlander 10mm f/5.6 Hyper-Wide-HeliarMF72n68 x 74 mm371 g20161,099amazon.com
7
 
Sony E 10-18mm f/4 OSSAF62n70 x 64 mm225 g2012849amazon.com
8
 
Venus Optics Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6MFrearn70 x 91 mm496 g2018849amazon.com
9
 
Samyang 12mm f/2.0 NCS CSMF67n73 x 59 mm245 g2014349amazon.com
10
 
Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8AF67n82 x 86 mm270 g2012699amazon.com
11
 
Samyang 12mm f/2.8 ED AS NCS FISH-EYEMFnn77 x 99 mm525 g2014499amazon.com
12
 
Venus Optics Laowa 12mm f/2.8 Zero-DMFnn75 x 83 mm609 g2016979amazon.com
13
 
Voigtlander 12mm f/5.6 Ultra-Wide-HeliarMF67n67 x 74 mm230 g2016699amazon.com
14
 
Sony FE 12-24mm f/4 GAFnY87 x 117 mm565 g20171,699amazon.com
15
 
Sigma 14mm f/1.8 DG HSM ArtAFnY95 x 152 mm1,120 g20181,599amazon.com
16
 
Samyang 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMCMFnn87 x 122 mm570 g2010399amazon.com
17
 
Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 ED AS IF UMCAFnn86 x 98 mm470 g2016849amazon.com
18
 
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-DMF72n66 x 82 mm500 g2016849amazon.com
19
 
Venus Optics Laowa 15mm f/4 MacroMF77n84 x 65 mm410 g2015529amazon.com
20
 
Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 Super-Wide-HeliarMF58n66 x 68 mm294 g2016799amazon.com
21
 
Sigma 16mm f/1.4 DC DN ContemporaryAF67Y72 x 92 mm405 g2017449amazon.com
22
 
Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CSMF77n83 x 115 mm615 g2013399amazon.com
23
 
Sony E 16mm f/2.8 PancakeAF49n62 x 23 mm74 g2010299amazon.com
24
 
Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GMAF82Y89 x 122 mm680 g20172,199amazon.com
25
 
Sony FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSSAF72Y78 x 99 mm518 g20141,349amazon.com
26
 
Sony E 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 PZ OSSAF40.5n65 x 30 mm116 g2012349amazon.com
27
 
Sony E 16-55mm f/2.8 GAF67Y73 x 100 mm494 g20191,399amazon.com
28
 
Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSSAF67n73 x 95 mm426 g2013999amazon.com
29
 
Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8AF77Y78 x 95 mm330 g20161,499amazon.com
30
 
Sony E 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 OSSAF49n62 x 60 mm214 g2010299amazon.com
31
 
Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSSAF72n78 x 110 mm482 g2013599amazon.com
32
 
Sony E 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 OSSAF55n67 x 88 mm325 g2018599amazon.com
33
 
Sony E 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSSAF67n76 x 99 mm524 g2010899amazon.com
34
 
Tamron 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 Di III VCAF62n68 x 97 mm460 g2011749amazon.com
35
 
Sony E 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS LEAF62n68 x 97 mm460 g2012849amazon.com
36
 
Sony E PZ 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSSAF67n93 x 99 mm649 g20121,199amazon.com
37
 
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 EX DNAF46n61 x 46 mm140 g2012199ebay.com
38
 
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF46n61 x 46 mm160 g2013199amazon.com
39
 
Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAFnn91 x 156 mm950 g2018899amazon.com
40
 
Samyang 20mm f/1.8 ED AS UMCMF77n83 x 114 mm525 g2016599amazon.com
41
 
Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 FE MFMF62n69 x 82 mm490 g2016799amazon.com
42
 
Tokina Firin 20mm f/2.0 FE AFAF62n73 x 82 mm464 g2018949amazon.com
43
 
Sony E 20mm f/2.8AF49n63 x 20 mm69 g2013349amazon.com
44
 
Samyang 21mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC CSMF58n64 x 68 mm275 g2015499amazon.com
45
 
Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8MF52Y62 x 72 mm394 g20151,499amazon.com
46
 
Voigtlander 21mm f/3.5 Color-SkoparMF52n63 x 40 mm230 g2018799amazon.com
47
 
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS IF UMCMF77n83 x 124 mm590 g2011599amazon.com
48
 
Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF77n85 x 116 mm665 g2018849amazon.com
49
 
Sony FE 24mm f/1.4 GMAF67Y79 x 92 mm445 g20181,399amazon.com
50
 
Mitakon Freewalker 24mm f/1.7MF49n62 x 55 mm246 g2014349amazon.com
51
 
Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* E 24mm f/1.8 ZAAF49n63 x 66 mm225 g2011999amazon.com
52
 
Handevision Iberit 24mm f/2.4MF49n58 x 68 mm320 g2016619amazon.com
53
 
Samyang 24mm f/2.8 AFAF49n62 x 37 mm120 g2018399amazon.com
54
 
Samyang 24mm f/3.5 ED AS UMC Tilt/ShiftMF82n86 x 139 mm734 g2012999amazon.com
55
 
Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GMAF82Y88 x 136 mm886 g20162,199amazon.com
56
 
Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS CZ Vario TessarAF67Y73 x 95 mm426 g20131,199amazon.com
57
 
Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSSAF77Y83 x 113 mm663 g20171,299amazon.com
58
 
Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSSAF72Y81 x 119 mm780 g2015999amazon.com
59
 
Meike 25mm f/0.95MF55n64 x 101 mm540 g2016659amazon.com
60
 
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2.0AF67Y81 x 78 mm335 g20151,299amazon.com
61
 
Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4MF52Y62 x 75 mm393 g20181,299amazon.com
62
 
Venus Optics Laowa 25mm f/2.8 Ultra MacroMFnn82 x 65 mm400 g2018399amazon.com
63
 
Sony FE 28mm f/2.0AF49Y64 x 60 mm200 g2015449amazon.com
64
 
Meike 28mm f/2.8MF49n60 x 29 mm102 g201689amazon.com
65
 
Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSSAF55Y73 x 83 mm295 g2013499amazon.com
66
 
Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 Di III RXDAF67Y73 x 117 mm550 g2018799amazon.com
67
 
Sony FE 28-135mm f/4 G PZ OSSAF95Y105 x 163 mm1,215 g20142,499amazon.com
68
 
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC DN CAF52n65 x 73 mm265 g2016339amazon.com
69
 
Yasuhara Nanoha x5 f/11 Macrononn64 x 86 mm360 g2011499amazon.com
70
 
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DNAF47n61 x 39 mm135 g2012199ebay.com
71
 
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF46n61 x 41 mm140 g2013199amazon.com
72
 
Sony E 30mm f/3.5 MacroAF49n62 x 56 mm138 g2011249amazon.com
73
 
Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8AF52n65 x 60 mm210 g2012499amazon.com
74
 
Jackar Snapshooter 34mm f/1.8MF37n48 x 53 mm145 g2012190amazon.com
75
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95MF58n64 x 82 mm680 g2013749ebay.com
76
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 35mm f/0.95 IIMF55n63 x 60 mm460 g2016599amazon.com
77
 
Samyang 35mm f/1.2 ED AS UMC CSMF62n68 x 74 mm420 g2016499amazon.com
78
 
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMCMF77n83 x 138 mm735 g2011599amazon.com
79
 
Sony FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA DistagonAF72Y79 x 112 mm630 g20151,599amazon.com
80
 
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AF FEAF67n76 x 115 mm645 g2017799amazon.com
81
 
Voigtlander 35mm f/1.4 NoktonMF58n67 x 40 mm262 g2017749amazon.com
82
 
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF67n77 x 120 mm665 g2018899amazon.com
83
 
Meike 35mm f/1.7MF49n61 x 41 mm176 g201689amazon.com
84
 
Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSSAF49n63 x 45 mm155 g2012449amazon.com
85
 
Sony FE 35mm f/1.8AF55Y66 x 73 mm280 g2019749amazon.com
86
 
Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2MF52Y62 x 59 mm340 g20141,299amazon.com
87
 
Handevision Iberit 35mm f/2.4MF49n58 x 35 mm280 g2016579amazon.com
88
 
Sony FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Carl Zeiss SonnarAF49Y62 x 37 mm120 g2013799amazon.com
89
 
Samyang AF 35mm f/2.8 FEAF49n62 x 33 mm86 g2017399amazon.com
90
 
Handevision Ibelux 40mm f/0.85MF67n74 x 128 mm1,200 g20142,080amazon.com
91
 
Voigtlander 40mm f/1.2 NoktonMF58n70 x 59 mm420 g2017999amazon.com
92
 
Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CFAF67Y91 x 93 mm361 g20181,299amazon.com
93
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 50mm f/0.95MF67n69 x 87 mm720 g2014849amazon.com
94
 
Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CSMF62n68 x 74 mm375 g2015549amazon.com
95
 
Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC MF77n82 x 101 mm565 g2014499amazon.com
96
 
Samyang AF 50mm f/1.4 AS IF UMCAF67n74 x 98 mm560 g2016699amazon.com
97
 
Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss PlanarAF72Y84 x 108 mm778 g20161,499amazon.com
98
 
Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF77n85 x 126 mm815 g2018949amazon.com
99
 
Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSSAF49n62 x 62 mm202 g2011299amazon.com
100
 
Sony FE 50mm f/1.8AF49n60 x 69 mm186 g2016249amazon.com
101
 
Photex MC 50mm f/2 Tilt-ShiftMF46n63 x 58 mm270 g2010265amazon.com
102
 
Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2MF52Y62 x 59 mm320 g2014949amazon.com
103
 
Meike 50mm f/2.0MF49n61 x 41 mm188 g201689amazon.com
104
 
Handevision Iberit 50mm f/2.4MF49n58 x 55 mm250 g2016549amazon.com
105
 
Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8AF52n65 x 91 mm290 g2014999amazon.com
106
 
Sony FE 50mm f/2.8 MacroAF55Y71 x 71 mm236 g2016499amazon.com
107
 
Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Carl Zeiss SonnarAF49Y64 x 71 mm281 g2013999amazon.com
108
 
Sony E 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 OSSAF49n64 x 108 mm345 g2011349amazon.com
109
 
Sigma 56mm f/1.4 DC DN CAF55Y67 x 60 mm280 g2018479amazon.com
110
 
Lensbaby Velvet 56mm f/1.6MF62n72 x 94 mm400 g2015499amazon.com
111
 
Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN ArtAF46n61 x 56 mm190 g2013239amazon.com
112
 
Venus Optics Laowa 60mm f/2.8 2:1 MacroMF62n70 x 95 mm503 g2014429amazon.com
113
 
Voigtlander 65mm f/2 Macro Apo-LantharMF67n78 x 91 mm625 g2017999amazon.com
114
 
Sigma 70mm f/2.8 DG Macro ArtAF49Y71 x 132 mm570 g2018569amazon.com
115
 
Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSSAF77Y88 x 200 mm1,480 g20162,599amazon.com
116
 
Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSSAF72Y80 x 175 mm840 g20131,499amazon.com
117
 
Sony FE 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G OSSAF72Y84 x 144 mm854 g20161,199amazon.com
118
 
Sony E 70-350mm f/4.5-6.3 G OSSAF67Y77 x 142 mm625 g2019999amazon.com
119
 
Handevision Iberit 75mm f/2.4MF49n58 x 65 mm270 g2016549amazon.com
120
 
Mitakon Speedmaster 85mm f/1.2MF77n83 x 96 mm921 g2015799amazon.com
121
 
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 Aspherical IFMF72n78 x 101 mm569 g2008299ebay.com
122
 
Samyang 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMCMF72n78 x 101 mm570 g2013399amazon.com
123
 
Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GMAF77Y90 x 108 mm820 g20161,798amazon.com
124
 
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF86n95 x 152 mm1,130 g20181,199amazon.com
125
 
Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 FEAF77n88 x 100 mm568 g2019699amazon.com
126
 
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8AF67Y81 x 92 mm475 g20151,199amazon.com
127
 
Lensbaby Velvet 85mm f/1.8MF67n76 x 89 mm530 g2017499amazon.com
128
 
Sony FE 85mm f/1.8AF67Y78 x 82 mm371 g2017599amazon.com
129
 
Samyang 85mm f/1.8MF62n68 x 81 mm344 g2018399amazon.com
130
 
Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4MF52Y63 x 95 mm594 g20141,399amazon.com
131
 
Handevision Iberit 90mm f/2.4MF49n58 x 69 mm340 g2016489amazon.com
132
 
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSSAF62Y79 x 131 mm602 g20151,099amazon.com
133
 
Samyang 100mm f/2.8 ED UMC MACROMF67n73 x 149 mm730 g2015599amazon.com
134
 
Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF OSS GMAF72Y85 x 118 mm700 g20171,499amazon.com
135
 
Venus Optics Laowa 100mm f/2.8 Ultra-MacroMF67n72 x 125 mm638 g2018449amazon.com
136
 
Sony FE 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6 GM OSSAF77Y94 x 205 mm1,395 g20172,499amazon.com
137
 
Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM ArtAF105Y116 x 158 mm1,720 g20181,599amazon.com
138
 
Venus Optics Laowa STF 105mm f/2.0MF67n76 x 99 mm745 g2016729amazon.com
139
 
Voigtlander 110mm f/2.5 Macro APO-Lanthar MF58n78 x 100 mm771 g20181,099amazon.com
140
 
Sigma 135mm f/1.8 DG HSM ArtAF82Y91 x 141 mm1,130 g20181,399amazon.com
141
 
Sony FE 135mm f/1.8 GMAF82Y90 x 127 mm950 g20191,899amazon.com
142
 
Samyang 135mm f/2.0 ED UMCMF77n82 x 148 mm845 g2015599amazon.com
143
 
Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8AF67Y81 x 120 mm614 g20171,999amazon.com
144
 
Sony FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSSAF95Y112 x 318 mm2,115 g20191,999amazon.com
145
 
Samyang 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CSMF58n65 x 74 mm320 g2013299amazon.com
146
 
Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSSAFrearY158 x 359 mm2,895 g201811,999amazon.com
147
 
Sony FE 600mm f/4 GM OSSAFrearY164 x 449 mm3,040 g201912,999amazon.com

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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