Tale of the Tape: Sony FE 24-50mm F2.8 G -vs- FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM Lenses

Published: February 22, 2024


Lens Sony FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM
Price $1,098 $2,298 $1,698
Dimensions (ø x L) 2.9 x 3.6″ / 74.8 x 92.3 mm 3.5 x 4.7″ / 87.8 x 119.9 mm 3.4 x 5.4″ / 87.6 x 136 mm
Weight 1 lb / 440 g 1.5 lb / 695 g 1.9 lb / 886 g
Filter Size 67mm (Front) 82mm (Front) 82mm (Front)
Angle of View 84° to 47° 84° to 34° 84° to 34°
Minimum Focus Distance 7.1″ / 18 cm 8.3″ / 21 cm 14.9″ / 38 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.33x 0.32x 0.24x
Optical Design 16 Elements in 13 Groups 20 Elements in 15 Groups 18 Elements in 13 Groups
XA (extreme aspherical) element No Yes Yes
Diaphragm Blades 11, Rounded 11, Rounded 9, Rounded
Auto Focus Type XD Linear XD Linear XD Linear
Aperture Ring Yes Yes No

Order Sony FE 24-50mm f/2.8 G Lens from B&H Photo | Amazon | Sony
Order Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM II Lens from B&H Photo | Amazon | Sony
Order Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Lens from B&H Photo | Amazon | Sony

Apply for B&H Photo Payboo Card

Thank you for supporting this website through purchases from our affiliate partners! We always strive to bring you the best deals and lowest prices.


Voigtlander Nokton 75mm F1.5 Aspherical E-Mount Lens Available for Pre-Order Now

Published: July 17, 2024 Voigtlander Nokton 75mm f/1.5 Aspherical Lens ($899) is a fast aperture, manual focus portrait-Length prime lens for Sony E-mount cameras. Optimized

Read More »
Sony Trade-in Deals Summer 2024

Sony Summer Trade-In Deals

Published: July 14, 2024 Get an extra trade-in bonus in addition to the value of your trade with Sony Trade-In Deals Now through 9/30/24. TRADE-IN

Read More »

Sony ZV-E10 II Available for Pre-Order NOW!

Published: July 11, 2024 Sony ZV-E10 II vlogging camera is available for Pre-Order NOW! Key Features: • 26MP APS-C Exmor R CMOS Sensor • UHD

Read More »

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *