Update: Like the rumors of Friday’s annoucement it now also appears that the rumors of an announcement today (Monday) were also incorrect I’m sorry to say. It looks like it will now be Tuesday. However, I don’t think I’m going to be holding my breath this time.
With rumors circulating this past week about the launch of the recently leaked Sony FE 200-600 F5.6-6.3 G lens, it turns out that this lens will now be officially announced this coming Monday along with the Sony FE 600 F4 GM lens.
The rumored price of the FE 200-600 F5.6-6.3 G lens is around $2000 whilst the 600mm F4 GM lens could possibly be Sony’s most expensive lens yet with a rumored price of around $14,000.
As much as I’d love that 600mm F4 GM, I’m not prepared to sell my house to buy it! But I’ll most likely be pre-ordering the FE 200-600 F5.6-6.3 G lens and look forward to comparing it with my FE 100-400 GM + 1.4x (my review here).
The leaked images of the FE 200-600 F5.6-6.3 G lens suggest that it might be an internal zooming lens like Sony’s 70-200 F2.8 GM that doesn’t extend. If this is true it’s unlikely to be a small lens but it will hopefully improve the handling.
Are you interested in either of these lenses? Let me know in the comments below.
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