Sony launches THREE new compact prime lenses for its full frame mirrorless cameras

Sony FE 24mm F2.8, 40mm F2.5, 50mm F2.5 launched
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Hot on the heels of the high-end FE 50mm F1.2 G Master launched on March 16, Sony has revealed three new prime lenses at the opposite end of the size (and price) spectrum. The Sony FE 24mm f/2.8 G, 40mm f/2.5 G and 50mm f/2.5 G are compact, highly portable lenses between them still take up less space than a regular standard zoom.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at