Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Review

May 26, 2016 | Mark Goldstein |

Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Sony FE 24-70mm f/2.8 GM.

Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM

The Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM is a professional standard zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras. Officially retailing for a whopping £2299.99 / $2299.99, does the Canon 24-700mm f/2.8 offer good enough image quality to justify its price-tag? Read our in-depth Canon EF 24-70mm f/4L IS USM review, complete with full-size sample images, to find out...

Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS

The Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS is a premium standard zoom lens for Sony's 35mm full-frame E-mount camera system. The FE 24-70mm offers a constant F4 maximum aperture, 7-blade aperture, dust and moisture resistance, built-in image stabilisation and a unique T* surface coating. Is the Carl Zeiss FE 24-70mm the perfect partner for your A7/A7R/A7S camera? Read our Carl Zeiss Vario Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS review to find out...

Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR

The Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR is a fast professional standard zoom lens for Fujifilm X-series compact system cameras. Offering a focal range of 24-84mm in 35mm terms, a constant maximum aperture of f/2.8, weather-sealing, 0.06 second auto-focusing and an aperture ring, is the Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 the perfect partner for the X-T1 camera? Read our Fujifilm XF 16-55mm f/2.8 R LM WR review to find out...

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR

The Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is a fast standard zoom lens for Nikon FX full-frame DSLR shooters. Crucially offering built-in image stabilisation, the new Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR is also weather-sealed. Read our Nikon AF-S Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8E ED VR review to find out if it's the best standard zoom for full-frame users...

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro

The M.ZUIKO Digital 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro is a new fast standard zoom lens from Olympus for the Micro Four Thirds system. Offering a 24-80mm focal length, constant f/2.8 maximum aperture, fast and near-silent focusing, and a manual focus clutch, read our in-depth Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro review to find out if it's the perfect partner for the flagship OM-D E-M1 camera.

Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH

The Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH is a new premium standard zoom lens for the Micro Four Thirds system of interchangeable lens cameras. Offering an effective focal range of 24-70mm in 35mm terms, the Panasonic 12-35mm lens boasts a fast constant aperture of F2.8, fast and quiet auto-focusing, quality construction and weather sealing. Read our in-depth Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH review, complete with 60 sample images, to find out if it's a must-have lens for Micro Four Thirds photographers.

Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD

The Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD is a fast standard zoom lens for Nikon and Canon full-frame DSLR shooters. Crucially offering built-in image stabilisation, something that the Big Two don't offer, the Tamron 24-70mm is also weather-sealed and cheaper. Read our Tamron SP 24-70mm F/2.8 Di VC USD review to find out if it's the best standard zoom for full-frame users.