Best Lenses for Sony Cameras

Sony has two distinct line-ups of mirrorless digital cameras. The APS-C range is usually aimed at beginners to enthusiasts, while the full-frame range is available for enthusiasts up to professionals.

From wide, standard and tele zooms to high-class prime lenses, there’s some seriously attractive glassware available. Knowing that, here’s our pick of the best Sony lenses for full-frame Alpha-series cameras you can buy right in 2020. As all of the lenses can be used on both full-frame and Sony’s APS-C mirrorless models – we’ve put the effective focal lengths in brackets for the latter.

20 Best Lenses for Sony Cameras in 2020

Best lenses for Sony E-mount Cameras

Fullframe FE Mount Lenses

APS-C E-Mount Lenses

Best lenses for A-mount Sony cameras

Fullframe A-Mount Lenses

APS-C A-Mount Lenses

1. Sony - FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM Wide-angle Zoom Lens

$2,198.00
$1,845.00  in stock
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Features

  • Designed to achieve 50 Line pairs/mm resolving power
  • Two XA (extreme aspherical) elements w/ high surface precision. Minimum focus distance - 0.28 m (0.92 ft). Maximum Magnification ratio (x)- 0.19
  • Constant F2.8 max aperture maintains exposure and Depth of field. Hood Type : Petal shape, bayonet type; APERTURE BLADES: 11
  • Uncompromising G Master design for smooth bokeh and high resolution. Angle of View (35 mm): 107°–63°
  • In-the-box: hood, lens front cap, lens rear cap, case, Mount: Sony E-mount

2. Sony - FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS Standard Zoom Lens

$1,398.00
$1,198.00  in stock
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Features

  • G-lens design with 4 aspherical and 3 ED glass (extra-low Dispersion) elements, for high corner-to-corner resolving power throughout the entire zoom range
  • 35 mm full-frame.Constant F4 maximum aperture maintains exposure and Depth of field throughout the zoom range
  • 9-blade circular aperture contributes to beautifuly de-focused bakgrounds
  • Minimum focus distance- 0.38 m (1.25 feet)
  • In-the-box: Hood (ALC-SH152), Lens front cap (ALC-F77S), Lens rear cap (ALC-R1EM), Case.Angle of View (35 mm):84°-23°.Hood type:Petal shape, bayonet type

3. Sony SEL24240 FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS Zoom Lens

$1,048.00  in stock
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Features

  • A perfect match for α7 series, 35mm full-frame E-mount cameras, 10x magnification with a wide 24mm to super tele 240mm, Optical Steady Shot image stabilization for handheld shooting
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.64 ft-2.63 ft (0.5 m-0.8 m), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.27x, Focal-Length : 24-240 mm. Filter Diameter - 72 mm.
  • Corner to corner sharpness from 5 Spherical elements, ED glass element reduces flare and ghosting, 7-blade circular aperture contributes to gorgeous bokeh
  • Fast focus w/ a linear motor drive and an inner focus mechanism, Dust and moisture resistant design

4. Sigma 50mm F1.4 ART DG HSM Lens

$949.00
$759.00  in stock
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Features

  • 50mm focal length
  • 75mm equivalent focal length on APS-C cameras, 80mm equivalent focal length on Canon APS-C cameras
  • F1.4 maximum aperture; F16 minimum
  • Ring-type ultrasonic-type AF motor with full-time manual focusing
  • 77mm filters

5. Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens

$1,019.00  in stock

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Features

  • It has equipped newly designed hyper sonic motor (HSM) for nimble AF control, 1.3 times better torque of its predecessor.
  • This lens is compatible with Mount converter MC-11 , so Sony E-mount users can also enjoy this lens with it.

6. Sony SEL90M28G FE 90mm f/2.8-22 Macro G OSS Standard-Prime Lens

$1,099.00  in stock

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Features

  • A perfect match for α7 series, 35mm full-frame E-mount cameras, 90mm Macro with a bright F2.8 maximum aperture, Nano AR coating effectively suppress reflections, Dust and moisture resistant design
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 0.92 ft (0.28 m), Maximum Magnification ratio : 1.0x, Focal Length : 90 mm. The angle of view is 27 degree (35 mm) and 17 degree (APS-C)
  • Optical Steady Shot image stabilization for handheld shooting, Instant manual/auto focus selection via a sliding focus ring, Instant manual/auto focus selection via a sliding focus ring
  • Corner to corner sharpness w/ Advanced Spherical elements, Super ED glass w/ multi‐coating reduces flare and ghosting, 9-blade circular aperture contributes to gorgeous bokeh
  • Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM) for quiet, precise focusing; Weight: 602 g (21.3 oz)

7. Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS Interchangeable Lens

$1,398.00  in stock
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Features

  • Brand is Sony
  • Minimum focus distance:1–1.5 m (AF)/1–1.35 m (MF) (3.28–4.93 ft [AF]/3.28–4.43 ft [MF]), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.13x, Focal-Length : 70–200 mm
  • Interchangeable Lens
  • SEL70200G

8. Sony FE 70-200mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens

$2,398.00  in stock
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Features

  • G Master design combines extraordinary sharpness and smooth bokeh, Constant F2.8 max aperture maintains exposure and depth of field.Weight 1480 g (without tripod mount)
  • Class-leading min. focus distance of 37.8” / 0.25x max. mag, Dual floating focus system for high AF speed and precision, XA, ED/Super ED elements and Nano AR Coating for superb resolution
  • Aspherical elements & 11-blade circular aperture for gorgeous bokeh, Min. focus breathing and par focal design ideal for video, Direct coupled mechanical focus system for precise manual focus
  • Rigid construction with constant lens length during focusing and zooming, High performance Optical Steady Shot Image stabilization, Dust and moisture resistant for robust reliability
  • Nano AR coating suppress reflections, flare and ghosting, XA (extreme aspherical) element with 0.01 micron surface precision

9. Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS

$2,498.00  in stock
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Features

  • G Master design combines extraordinary sharpness and smooth bokeh
  • 35 mm full-frame.Double-linear and Direct Drive SSM for fast, quiet, precise focus
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization significantly reduces blur
  • Versatile min focus distance of 322’ / 035x max mag. Angle of View (APS-C):16 °-4 °10'2
  • 9-blade circular aperture contributes to gorgeous bokeh.Maximum Magnification ratio (x):0.35

10. FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS Super Telephoto Zoom Lens

$1,998.00  in stock
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Features

  • Outstanding g lens resolution throughout the Zoom range
  • 5x ED (extra-low dispersion) glass elements Reduces flare & ghosting
  • Direct drive Supersonic Wave Motor for fast, quiet, precise focus
  • Aspherical lens element dramatically reduces spherical aberration
  • Nano AR coating suppresses Reflections, flare and ghosting

11. Sony - E 10-18mm F4 OSS Wide-angle Zoom Lens

$898.00  in stock
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Features

  • Minimum focal length of 10 mm (15 mm in 35 mm-camera equivalency)
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 0.82 ft (0.25 m), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.1x
  • In-the-box:Hood (ALC-SH123), Lens front cap, Lens rear cap
  • Angle of View (APS-C) - 109 ° – 76 °
  • Superbly detailed images;Aperture Maximum: f/4 ; Minimum: f/22. 35mm equivalent focal-length (APS-C) : 15-27mm

12. Sony SEL1670Z Vario-Tessar T E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS

$930.51
$490.13  in stock
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Features

  • Carl Zeiss mid-range zoom lens; Compatible with E-mount Full Frame cameras and E-mount APS-C cameras
  • Minimum Focus Distance : 1.15 ft (0.35 m), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.23x, Focal Length : 16-70 mm
  • High lens technology in a compact body. Filter Diameter (mm) - 55 mm
  • Optical Steady Shot image stabilization. Zeiss T anti-reflective coating
  • When using a flash, always remove the lens hood and shoot at least 1 m (3.3 feet) away from your subject.Angle of View (APS-C):83°-23°

13. Sony 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS APS-C E-mount Zoom Lens

$648.00
$462.19  in stock
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Features

  • 7.5x high magnification zoom/ 27-202.5mm (35mm equiv.) focal length. Lens Groups / Elements : 12-16
  • Outstanding sharpness from 1x aspherical and 2x ED glass elements
  • 7-blade circular aperture contributes to beautiful bokeh. Hood Type:Petal shape, bayonet type. Minimum focus distance- 0.45 m (1.48 feet)
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization for sharper stills and video
  • Fast, precise, quiet AF for high-speed stills and impressive video

14. Sony SEL30M35 30mm f/3.5 e-mount Macro Fixed Lens

$298.00  in stock
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Features

  • Lens not Zoomable
  • Exceptionally portable and versatile for everyday use
  • Minimum working distance of only 9.75cm with 1:1 magnification
  • Simple, compact 6-group 7-element lens
  • Internal stepping motor and Rear-focusing design for video capture

15. Sigma 24-105mm F4.0 Art DG OS HSM Lens

$538.43  in stock
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Features

  • Offers stable and fine image quality from wide to mid-telephoto range
  • This lens has a combination of fixed aperture and a good zoom ratio that is kept as high as possible
  • minimum focusing distance of 45cm and a maximum magnification ratio of 1:4.6. great for close up photography;Includes Lens Hood, front & rear caps
  • MC-11 Compatible

16. Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 SP Di VC USD XLD

$449.00
$225.00  in stock
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Features

  • Best-in-class optical performance
  • High resolution through use of XLD glass
  • New USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) motor for fast and quiet AF
  • VC anti-shake mechanism for steady shooting
  • Dual format Di design for use on full-frame and smaller sensor cameras

17. Sony SAL-70400G2 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM Super Telephoto Zoom Lens

$2,010.88
$1,298.00  in stock

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Features

  • G Series 70-400mm F4-5.6 SSM Telephoto
  • Focal-Length : 70–400 mm (35 mm Full Frame), Minimum Focus Distance : 4.93 ft (1.5 m), Maximum Magnification ratio : 0.27x
  • New Nano AR Coating with nano-precision structure, High-performance AF with enhanced object-tracking
  • 105-600mm (35mm equivalent) w. APS-C format cameras
  • Two Extra-Low Dispersion (ED) glass elements

18. Sony SAL-85F14Z 85mm f1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T Coated Telephoto Lens

$1,698.00
$499.00  in stock
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Features

  • 85mm f1.4 telephoto lens boasts professional performance for portraits and close-ups
  • Astonishing sharpness at fully open aperture
  • T* coating to reduce flare and increase contrast
  • Smooth, visually pleasing background effects
  • Focus hold button for full creative control, auto clutch to stop manual focus ring rotation

19. Tamron F004 90mm F/2.8 Macro USD Lens

$489.00  in stock

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Features

  • Advanced eBAND coating technology improves lens performance
  • State-of-the-art USD (Ultrasonic Silent Drive) for quick and quiet focusing
  • Fast F/2.8 aperture
  • Moisture-resistant construction helps prevent moisture from penetrating the lens

20. Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 EX DC HSM ELD SLD Aspherical Super Wide Angle Lens

$475.98  in stock
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Features

  • Ultra wide-angle of view with large maximum aperture of F3.5
  • Sharp images with high contrast and superior peripheral brightness
  • Super multi-layer lens coating reduces flare and ghosting
  • Hyper Sonic Motor (HSM) ensuring silent, high-speed AF.Aspherical lenses perfectly correct coma aberration
  • Sony/Minolta:HSM,EX,DC

21. Sony 16-50mm f/2.8 Standard Zoom Lens

$228.00  in stock

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Features

  • DT Lens Design for optimum performance with APS-C DSLRs
  • Superb wide-angle to mid-range telephoto shots
  • Wide f/2.8 aperture for fast response and strong depth-of-field
  • Super Sonic wave Motor for fast, quiet autofocus

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