FE PZ 16–35 mm F4 G
Sony’s vast expertise brings you the world’s lightest full-frame F4 wide-angle power-zoom lens, giving today’s content creators refined imagery, expression and control. A new power-zoom system in a compact lens is suitable for small crews or solo shooting. It is ideal for stills too, with beautiful G lensTM rendering and astonishing AF performance.
This compact, lightweight full-frame constant-F4 wide-angle power-zoom lens delivers superb G Lens image quality. It includes two AA (advanced aspherical) elements, a Super ED (Extra-low Dispersion) element and an ED element to effectively suppress distortion and aberration. A circular aperture and controlled spherical aberration enhance bokeh quality, while 0.24‑m minimum focus enables stunning close-ups.
In addition to smooth, versatile power zoom, this remarkably compact lens minimizes jarring angle-of-view shifts that can occur when focusing or zooming so that stable, high-quality movie footage can be easily captured. Focus, zoom and aperture operation are also extremely quiet, greatly reducing noise and vibration that can interfere with movie recording.
A new power-zoom system driven by four XD Linear Motors for the first time in an α lens provides smooth control with the immediacy of manual zoom. Even subtle zoom ring rotation is precisely detected and instantaneously converted to zoom operation. A continuously variable zoom lever makes it easy to execute super-slow constant-speed zooms, and zoom can be remotely controlled while the camera is mounted on a gimbal.
Two XD (extreme dynamic) Linear Motors deliver quick, quiet low-vibration autofocus while maintaining compact lens dimensions. Tenacious, reliable AF can smoothly track subjects when shooting high-frame-rate movies. With a compatible body it is possible to maintain accurate focus while shooting stills continuously at up to 30 frames per second. Subjects are smoothly tracked even while zooming.
Independent zoom, focus and aperture rings on this compact lens offer flexible, intuitive creative control. Responsive zoom control is indispensable for movies, and Linear Response MF ensures that the focus ring responds directly to subtle control when focusing manually. The aperture ring has an aperture click switch that allows the click stops to be turned off when smooth, seamless aperture adjustment is required.
 Focusing ring  Zoom ring  Aperture ring
Although this compact wide-angle zoom lens weighs just 12.5 oz (353 g), it does not compromise functionality or performance in any way. Its length remains constant while focusing and zooming for optimal balance and handling, which also makes it ideal for gimbal-mounted movie shooting. Impressive portability and a dust/moisture-resistant design make it a great choice for just about any subject or situation.
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Impeccable Sony G Lens design emphasizes a graceful balance between high resolution and gorgeous background bokeh that can enhance the artist’s vision.
 Advanced aspherical lens (AA lens)  Aspherical lens  ED (extra-low dispersion) aspherical lens  Super ED glass  ED (extra-low dispersion) glass
MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.
 Contrast (%)  Distance from optical center of lens (mm)  At 16 mm / Max. aperture  At 16 mm / F8 aperture  At 35 mm / Max. aperture  At 35 mm / F8 aperture  Spatial frequency  10 line pairs/mm  30 line pairs/mm  Radial values  Tangential values
Specifications and Features
- Minimum Focus Distance
- 0.92–0.79 ft (0.28–0.24 m)
- Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
- Filter Diameter (mm)
- 12.5 oz (353 g)
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