Sony's trio of full-frame mirrorless cameras, the a7, a7r, and a7s, are wonderfully capable machines. Unfortunately there just aren't that many native lenses to choose from. Today, a new super-wide zoom enters the fold that will hopefully make these slick bodies more appealing, with some primes on the way.
Pretty much all mirrorless cameras—Fujifilm X, Samsung NX, to name a couple—with APS-C size sensors can take a damn fine picture these days. The a6000 does its best to stand out with a pinch of style and updated tech, but it's still largely the same as the camera it's replacing, 2012's NEX-6.
NEX cameras owners should feel a bit better about their purchase after tonight, as Sony just announced two additional E-Mount lenses to pick from—a 20mm f/2.8, and 18-200 f/3.5-6.3 power zoom.
Sony NEX owners don't exactly have a ton of lenses to choose from. There are many adapters out there for Leica, Nikon, Canon and other lens brands. But the latest from Metabones includes features that truly change the lens-adapter game.
Sony plans to release the specifications of its E-mount lens system to other manufacturers this April, allowing anyone to develop lenses compatible with its NEX cameras and camcorders. There will be no charge for doing so, and Sony has already gathered "endorsements" for the idea from Carl Zeiss, Cosina, Sigma and…