Wide-angle prime is designed for APS-C-format Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras and provides a 28.5mm equivalent focal length.
The f/2.8 maximum aperture strikes a balance between being bright enough to suit working in available light situations while also promoting a lightweight, compact form factor.
Three aspherical elements help to control spherical aberrations and distortion to help realize greater sharpness and more accurate rendering.
A Super Multi-Layer Coating has been applied to lens elements in order to minimize lens flare and ghosting and contribute to producing contrast-rich and color-neutral imagery, even in backlit conditions.
Linear AF motor achieves especially quiet and accurate autofocus performance that is suitable for both photo and video applications.
Brass bayonet affords improved mounting accuracy and rigidity.
Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.