CP+ 2016: Sony stand report and G Master action
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CP+ 2016: Sony stand report and G Master action

Sony has also recently announced the FE 85mm F1.4 GM, shown here cut in half. This lens comprises 11 elements in 8 groups, and features a new XA (extreme aspherical) element as well as three ED (extra low dispersion) elements that help optimize both resolution and smooth transitions to out-of-focus areas. It's also got a 'Nano' anti-reflective coating on its front element to reduce flare and ghosting, particularly useful for maintaining contrast in backlit portraits. 

The 85mm GM lens utilizes a ring drive SSM (super sonic wave motor) to drive the lens' large, heavy focus group. In other words, this lens is much like some of its DSLR counterparts in terms in focusing speed - very fast, but not quite as fast - in our initial impressions - as Sony's own Direct Drive SSM combined with a relatively small focusing group in the 24-70mm F2.8 GM. Two position sensors support accurate positioning of the focus elements, which should ensure accuracy of focus.