Images of FE 12-24mm F4 G
Images of FE 12-24mm F4 G
Ultra Wide for Dynamic Spatial Expression

This compact 12-24mm ultra wide-angle zoom lens features the shortest focal lengths available in any full-frame E-mount lens, with stunning corner-to-corner G Lens resolution at all apertures. It is an excellent choice for dynamic landscape and architecture photography. Outstanding mobility and quiet, fast, precise autofocus make it ideal for shooting movies as well as stills.

FE 12-24mm F4 G
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High resolution at ultra wide angles
High resolution at ultra wide angles

Refined ultra wide-angle optics capture expansive scenes with outstanding resolution and clarity.

Compact, lightweight, and mobile
Compact, lightweight, and mobile

A new design significantly reduces overall length and front element size while maintaining the highest possible optical performance. And it weighs a mere 565 grams (20 oz.).

Fast, quiet AF for stills and movies
Fast, quiet AF for stills and movies

This lens features an advanced inner-focus mechanism driven by Sony’s Direct Drive SSM (DDSSM) system for fast, accurate AF lock-on as well as smooth, quiet operation.

Fingertip control and high reliability
Fingertip control and high reliability

A customisable focus hold button provides extra control versatility, while dust and moisture resistant design means reliable operation even in challenging conditions.

Illustration of lens configuration
Lens Configuration

Impeccable Sony G Lens design emphasizes a graceful balance between high resolution and gorgeous background bokeh that can enhance the artist’s vision.

[1] Aspherical  [2] Super ED glass  [3] ED (extra-low dispersion) glass

Modulation Transfer Function of SEL1224G
MTF Chart

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.

[1]  Contrast (%)  [2] Distance from optical center of lens (mm)  [3] At 12mm [4] At 24mm [5] Spatial frequency [6] 10 line pairs / mm [7] 30 line pairs / mm [8] Max. aperture [9] F8 aperture  [10] Radial values  [11] Tangential values

Lens Controls

1. Zoom ring / 2. Focus hold button (customisable) / 3. Lens hood / 4. Focusing ring / 5. Focus mode switch 

FE 12-24mm F4 G compatibility

Follow the link below for lens/body compatibility details.

Specifications & Features

  • G Lens ultra wide-angle zoom lens

  • Linear motor for agile, highly precise focus lens control

  • Direct Drive SSM for quiet, highly precise focus lens control

  • Sony Nano AR Coating to eliminate flare and ghosting

  • Dust and moisture resistant design

Minimum Focus Distance
0.28 m (0.92 ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
- (not attachable)
565 g (20 oz.)

What's in the Box

Lens front cap: Dediated, Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM, Case

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