Sony FE Lenses – The Ultimate List

Sony FE E Mount Native Lens List

Over the last year there have been a lot of new Sony E-mount lenses and their lineup continues to grow. FE or Full Frame E-Mount lenses are something that Sony seems to take very serious and if you're an owner of a Sony A7II, A7rII or A7sII you are very fortunate.

Since there seems to be a new lens every few months, I've decided to keep a consolidated e-mount lens guide of all available native full-frame Sony E-mount lenses that I find.

I also keep a list of all the available APS-C E-Mount lenses designed specifically for APS-C. You can see that on my APS-C E-Mount Lens List.

 

 


Native Full Frame Sony E-Mount Lens List – For A7, A7II, A7r, A7rII, A7s and A7sII E-Mount Cameras


There are several brands now making lenses for the full frame e-mount cameras. There are the Sony lenses, produced and developed by Sony themselves. Then there is the Sony Zeiss partnership. Sony works with Zeiss designs and quality with Zeiss branding built by Sony. Then there are the Carl Zeiss lenses designed and produced by Zeiss for Sony E-Mount. Like the Loxia and Batis lenses.

A few other manufacturers like Mitakon and Samyang also makes some good bargain lenses, Voigtlander has started producing E-Mount lenses as well and hopefully more will come on board.

 

 

Sony Full Frame E-Mount Lenses


This is a mix of Sony lenses built and designed by Sony, and Zeiss designs built by Sony using Zeiss coatings. All lenses in this list have electronic aperture controls and autofocus.

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Prime Lenses    
FE 28mm f2.0 Ø49mm Amazon / Adorama
– Fisheye 16mm Conversion Lens For FE 28mm Amazon / Adorama
– Ultra-Wide 21mm Conversion Lens For FE 28mm Amazon / Adorama
     
35mm f2.8 Sonnar T* Ø49mm Amazon / Adorama
35mm f1.4 Distagon T* ZA Ø72mm Amazon / Adorama
50mm f1.4 ZA *new Ø72mm Amazon / Adorama
50mm f1.8 Ø49mm Amazon / Adorama
50mm f2.8 Macro *new Ø49mm Amazon / Adorama
55mm f1.8 Sonnar T* Ø49mm Amazon / Adorama
85mm f1.4 GM Ø77mm AmazonAdorama
90mm f2.8 Macro G OSS Ø62mm Amazon / Adorama
     
Zoom Lenses    
16-35mm f4 Vario-Sonnar T*  ZA OSS Ø72mm Amazon / Adorama
24-70mm f2.8 GM Ø82mm AmazonAdorama
24-70mm f4 ZA Vario-Tessar T*  OSS Ø67mm Amazon / Adorama
28-70mm f3.5-5.6 OSS Ø55mm Amazon / Adorama
70-200mm f2.8 GM OSS *new Ø77mm AmazonAdorama
70-200mm F4 G OSS Ø72mm Amazon / Adorama
28-135mm F4 G OSS Ø95mm Amazon / Adorama
24-240mm f3.5-f6.3 OSS Ø72mm Amazon / Adorama

 

 

Zeiss E-Mount Primes


These are lenses built and designed by Zeiss specifically for Sony E-Mount cameras.

Full Auto

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Full Auto    
18mm f2.8 Batis Ø77mm Amazon / Adorama
25mm f2.0 Batis Ø67mm AmazonAdorama
85mm f1.8 Batis Ø67mm AmazonAdorama
     
Full Manual    
21mm f2.8 Loxia Distagon T* Ø52mm Amazon / Adorama
35mm f2 Loxia Biogon T* Ø52mm AmazonAdorama
50mm f1.8 Loxia Planar T* Ø52mm AmazonAdorama
85mm f2.4 Loxia Sonnar T* Ø52mm Adorama

 

 

Sigma E-Mount Lenses

Sigma has put out several full frame e-mount cinema lenses as well as some Super 35mm lenses for the Sony APS-C cameras. It looks like Sigma still hasn't put out any full frame e-mount lenses yet. I'll update as soon as they do.

 

Cine

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Sigma 24-35mm T2.2 coming soon
Sigma 20mm T1.5 coming soon
Sigma 24mm T1.5 coming soon
Sigma 35mm T1.5 coming soon
Sigma 50mm T1.5 coming soon
Sigma 85mm T1.5 coming soon

 

 

Mitakon E-Mount Lenses


Mitakon lenses are known for their speed, although some question the image quality.

Full Manual

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Mitakon 50mm f0.95 Ø58mm Amazon / Adorama
Mitakon 85mm f1.2 Ø77mm Amazon / Adorama

 

 

Samyang / Rokinon E-Mount Lenses


These are Samyang lenses built and designed by Samyang for Sony E-Mount cameras. Samyang also develops lenses under the name Rokinon and Bower. If you order a Rokinon lens, it will be the same as a Samyang lens but they are just branded differently.

Samyang makes some pretty good quality lenses. Not the best out there, but for the price they will get the job done.

 

Rokinon has recently released a new line of cinema lenses for the Sony E Mount system called XEEN. These will go great with the Sony A7r II since it can shoot 4k internal, full frame or APS-C super 35mm crop.

All XEEN lenses have an 11-blade diaphram and a unified 114mm from element to work with standard matte boxes.

These lenses will also have coverage for full frame shooting and they are 6k ready.

 

Auto Focus

These are the Samyang / Rokinon Autofocus lenses made exclusively for E-Mount. Samyang is also updating the quality of these lenses in a line they call Premium MF. Those should be available soon.

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Rokinon 14mm f2.8 Amazon
Rokinon 50mm f1.4 Ø67mm Amazon
Premium    
Samyang 14mm f2.8 Premium coming soon
Samyang 50mm f1.4 Premium coming soon
Samyang 85mm f1.2 Premium coming soon
 

 

Full Manual

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Samyang 14mm f2.8 Amazon / Adorama
Samyang 20mm f1.8   coming soon
Rokinon 24mm f3.5 Tilt-Shift Ø82mm Amazon / Adorama
Samyang 24mm f1.4 Ø77mm Amazon / Adorama
Samyang 35mm f1.4 Ø77mm Amazon / Adorama
Samyang 50mm f1.4 Ø77mm Amazon / Adorama
Samyang 85mm f1.4 Ø72mm Amazon / Adorama
Rokinon 100mm f2.8 Macro Ø67mm Amazon / Adorama
Rokinon 135mm f2.0 ED UMC Ø77mm Amazon / Adorama
     
Cine    
Rokinon 20mm T1.9    
Rokinon 24mm T1.5 Ø77mm Amazon
Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Ø77mm AmazonAdorama
Rokinon 50mm T1.5 DS Ø77mm Amazon / Adorama
Rokinon 85mm T1.5 Ø72mm AmazonAdorama
     
Cine Xeen    
Rokinon XEEN 24mm T1.5 Amazon / Adorama
Rokinon XEEN 50mm T1.5 Amazon / Adorama
Rokinon XEEN 85mm T1.5 Amazon / Adorama
Rokinon XEEN 135mm T2.2 Amazon / Adorama

 

 

Tokina


Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Firin 20mm f2 Ø62mm  

 

Cine Lenses

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
16-28mm coming soon
35mm T1.5 coming soon
50mm T1.5 coming soon
85mm T1.5 coming soon

 

 

Voigtlander / Cosina E-Mount Primes


Voigtlander recently started developing their lenses in the E-Mount. They will be the same design as the M-Mount lenses except the lens will be able to electronically communicate with the camera. This means you'll get focus zoom assist when manually focusing, and you'll get the aperture recorded in your EXIF data.

These lenses will be available Spring 2016.

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Voigtlander 10mm f5.6 Heliar   Coming Soon
Voigtlander 12mm f5.6 Heliar   Coming Soon
Voigtlander 15mm f4.5 Heliar   Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander 65mm f2 Apo-Lanthar Macro   Coming Soon

 

 

Voigtlander / Cosina M-Mount Primes


These lenses are still only designed for the Leica M-mount but Voigtlander is now tuning some designs to be used specifically for E-Mount. Enough people are using these now and they are becoming fairly popular so I will include them in this FE lens list. But you will need to buy the adapter which is also listed.

When using lens conversion mounts, always be sure to do some research to make sure the lens still looks great with your camera. I know the 35mm Voigtlander Nokton is great on the Sony A7r as well as the 50mm. But I'm not sure about the other designs. The original 15mm Heliar I and II do not perform well adapted to the Full Frame E-mount. The corners get smeary. But the Heliar 15mm III should be more refined.

Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Voigtlander M-Mount to E-Mount Adapter Adapter Amazon
Voigtlander Heliar 12mm f5.6   Amazon
Voigtlander Heliar 15mm f4.5 III Ø58mm AmazonAdorama
Voigtlander Color-Skopar 21mm f4 Pancake Ø39mm Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander 21mm f1.8 Ultron Ø58mm Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander Ultron 28mm f2.0 Ø46mm Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f1.7 Ø46mm Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.4 Ø43mm Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander Nokton 35mm f1.2 II Ø52mm Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander Nokton 50mm f1.1 Ø58mm Amazon / Adorama
Voigtlander M Nokton 50mm f1.5 Ø49mm Amazon / Adorama

 

 

Venus Optics


Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Laowe 12mm f2.8  
Laowe 15mm f2 Ø72mm
Laowe 15mm f4 Ø77mm Amazon

 

 

Meyer Optic


Lens Name Filter Threads Order Links
Primoplan 58mm f1.9
Primoplan 75mm f1.9 Ø52mm Meyer Optic

 

 

Lensbaby E-Mount Lenses


Lensbaby has a few fun lenses for the E-mount. While you're won't to get anything optically spectacular with these lenses in terms of IQ, that's not the point, these lenses are simply fun to use and they create some very unique effects.

The Velvet and Twist lenses work on their own. For the Edge and Sweet lenses you'll need to mount them to a Composer Pro or Composer Pro II. If you already have one of these, you can order just the optics.

Lens Name Filter Threads Order
Velvet 56mm f1.6 Amazon / Adorama
Twist 60mm f2.5 Amazon / Adorama
Composer Pro + Sweet 50 Amazon / Adorama
Composer Pro II + Edge 50 Amazon / Adorama

 

 

Sony E-Mount Adapters


There are too many E-Mount lens adapters to count now; so I'll start by listing what I've used and what others are finding useful.

I love the metabones adapters but they are a little pricey. For a fraction of the price the Novoflex adapter works perfectly fine. That's actually what I'm using right now because my metabones adapter broke and I just didn't see any benefit of spending the extra money on a new one.

I also use the Voigtlander for my Leica lenses. It's a very solid adapter. The close focus version just means it telescopes slightly.

Metabones E-Mount Adapter Autofocus Aperture Control Order
Canon EF to E-Mount Mk IV Yes Yes Amazon
Nikon F to E-Mount No No Amazon
Nikon G to E-Mount No No Amazon
       
Metabones Speed Booster Adapter      
Canon EF to E-Mount Speed Booster Ultra Yes Yes Amazon
Canon EF to E-Mount T Speed Booster Ultra 0.71x Yes Yes Amazon
Nikon F to E-Mount Speed Booster Ultra No No Amazon
       
Sigma E-Mount Adapter      
Sigma MC-11 Canon EF to E-Mount Adapter *New Yes Yes Amazon
       
Fotodiox E-Mount Adapter      
Canon EF to E-Mount Yes Yes Amazon
Canon EF to E-Mount No No Amazon
Canon FD to E-Mount No No Amazon
Nikon F to E-Mount No No Amazon
Nikon G to E-Mount De-Clikc Aperture No Manual Amazon
Nikon G to E-Mount No No Amazon
Leica M to E-Mount Pro No No Amazon
Leica M to E-Mount No No Amazon
       
Commlite E-Mount Adapter      
Nikon F to Sony E-Mount Yes Yes
       
Kipon E-Mount Adapter      
EF to E-Mount Auto Focus + Integraded ND Yes Yes Adorama
       
Novoflex E-Mount Adapter      
Nikon F to E-Mount No No Amazon
Canon FD to E-Mount No No Amazon
Leica M to E-Mount No No Amazon
Leica R to E-Mount No No Amazon
       
Voigtlander E-Mount Adapter      
Leica M to E-Mount No No Amazon
Leica M to E-Mount Close Focus No No Amazon

 

Sony Lens Codes


To help understand what all the letters and numbers mean next to the Sony Lenses, I've compiled an index of lens codes.

OSS – Optical Steady Shot. Or IS if you're a Canon user.

T* – This is the code for Zeiss' unmatched multi-layer lens coating. Often referred to as T coating. If you're a Canon shooter this would be like their L lenses.

ZA – Mean Zeiss Alpha. Lenses by Zeiss for the Alpha cameras. Or E-Mount cameras.

G – This is the code by Sony to distinguish top quality in their lenses. Like the Zeiss T* or the Canon L. It basically means it's good.

FE – Full Frame E mount

 

 

Other Sony A7, A7r, A7s Gear And Accessories

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