Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS

Here’s our concise review of the Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS telephoto zoom lens…

Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS

Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS

Sony’s great all-rounder, this wide aperture f/4 may not be a prime lens, but its incredibly sharp optics and zoom range make it ideal for a wide range of photographic genres, especially when choosing people as your subjects. It’s well-suited to either environmental portraits, or tight headshots, and feels right at home in a studio setting.

The weather-resistant design is pleasingly sturdy, without feeling overly bulky, and balances well when shooting handheld, especially on the full-frame Alpha 7 bodies. It’s incredibly sharp from f/4 upwards, both in the centre and the edges, and the 17 elements in 14 groups include two AA (Advanced Ashperical) elements and a Nano AR coating, which combats flare and ghosting fantastically well.

The SSM AF system is virtually silent and blisteringly quick, and while the size may not be the smallest in test, especially considering the extending barrel when zooming, the weight makes it portable while giving you a wealth of focal lengths to consider.

Find out more at the Sony website.

Pros
Large focal range
Lightweight build
Image stabilisation

Cons
Large when zoomed
Price

Spec
Max aperture: f/4
Min aperture: f/22
Elements/groups: 17/14
Min focusing distance: 38cm
DxL: 83x113mm
Weight: 663g