Sony also announced today two new zooms to go with their new Alpha DSLR cameras, the SAL2470Z which offers a wide angle 24-70mm zoom with a large f/2.8 aperture and the SAL70300G 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G lens.
The SAL2470Z lens is constructed of 17 elements in 13 groups with two aspheric elements and two extra-low dispersion elements and touts excellent contrast and center-to-edge resolution.
The SAL70300G lens is constructed of 16 elements in 11 groups, with one extra-low dispersion element to offer superb contrast and sharpness across its wide focal length range, according to Sony.
Both lenses are driven by Sonyâ€™s Super Sonic wave Motor (SSM) technology for silent and highly accurate focusing.
The SAL2470Z 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA lens will be available for $1750 while the SAL70300G 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G lens will have a price tag of $800. Both will ship this spring.