Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Compared to the Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM LensSony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens
  Sony FE 12-24mm f/2.8 GM Lens Sony FE 16-35mm f/2.8 GM Lens
Year Introduced20202017
Mounts OnFull FrameFull Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups17/1416/13
Angle of View: Diagonal122° to 84° 107° - 63°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/2.8-22 f/2.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9 11
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 29.9 oz  (847g) 24 oz  (680g)
Actual Weight 30 oz  (849g) 24 oz  (680g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.1 oz  (30g)
In-Use Weight 30 oz  (849g) 25.1 oz  (710g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.84 x 5.39”  (97.6 x 137mm) 3.48 x 4.79”  (88.5 x 121.6mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.84 x 5.67”  (98 x 144mm) 3.49 x 5”  (88.6 x 127.1mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 5.67”  (144mm) 5.56”  (141.3mm)
Internal Zoom? / Extends with Zoom? N / N N / Y
Zoom Extension Length 0.53”  (13.4mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.84 x 0”  (97.5 x 0mm) 4.22 x 1.23”  (107.1 x 31.3mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 5.67 - 5.67”  (144 - 144mm) 5.95 - 6.44”  (151.1 - 163.6mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.83” / 0.94”  (21mm / 23.9mm) 0.74” / 0.98”  (18.8mm / 24.9mm)
Filter Size 82mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Quad XD Linear SSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 140° 112°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type N N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 11.02”  (280mm) 11.02”  (280mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 10.51”  (267mm) 10.24” / 11.22”  (260mm / 285mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.14x 0.19x
 
Features  
Zoom Ring Rotation 70° 59°
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N /
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / Integrated Y / ALC-SH149 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / Padded Nylon Y /
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 16mm = 2.13'
20mm = 2.55'
24mm = 3.03'
28mm = 3.5'
35mm = 4.18'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 16mm = 648mm
20mm = 778mm
24mm = 924mm
28mm = 1066mm
35mm = 1274mm
 
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