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

Published: February 22, 2024

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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

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