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Small, light and full-frame

The latest mechanical and optical technology delivers full-frame performance in the world’s lightest and most compact standard zoom lens. Although the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 is designed for easy carrying in your bag for daily use, it features a focal length of 28mm-60mm to expand your full-frame reach.

Compact standard zoom lens with full-frame performance

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FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 Photo Gallery
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The world’s smallest and lightest full-frame compatible zoom lens

The FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 combines full-frame image quality and world-leading compactness and lightness (167g, 5.9oz) through excellent mechanical and optical design, including its retracting structure and three aspherical lens elements. For everyday snaps, travel and vlogging, it’s the ideal lens for compact E-mount full-frame cameras – delivering ease, portability, and high image quality.

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A standard zoom lens with corner-to-corner full-frame resolution

To deliver the optical performance and corner-to-corner resolution necessary for full-frame imaging, the FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 features three aspherical lens elements. The precise shape of these elements suppresses various image distortions and aberrations. 

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Ideal focal length and close-up capability

Capture a wide variety of everyday subjects with the flexible focusing range. With a minimum focusing distance of just 0.3m (telephoto 0.45m), you can achieve good close-up shots of food and flowers. The compact design makes it the ideal tool for everything from table photos to vlogs with full-frame quality.

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Linear-motor drive extracts maximum AF performance from the latest full-frame cameras

A Sony linear motor provides fast and precise focusing, and quiet operation in both movie and still-image capture. Combined with the latest α full-frame cameras, you can confidently lock onto even fast-moving subjects using AF functions like Real-time Tracking and Real-time Eye AF.

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Dust and moisture resistant design

For confidence, dependability and ease of use in a range of shooting environments, the compact and lightweight design features sealing for dust and moisture resistance.

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Lens Configuration

Impressive optical performance for Sony cameras, precision engineered for versatility and reliability in a wide range of applications.

[1] Aspherical lens

Modulation Transfer Function of SEL2860
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 28 mm / Max. aperture  [4] At 28 mm / F8 aperture  [5] At 60 mm / Max. aperture  [6] At 60 mm / F8 aperture  [7] Spatial frequency  [8] 10 line pairs / mm  [9] 30 line pairs / mm  [10] Radial values  [11] Tangential values

Lens Controls

1. Focusing ring / 2. Zooming ring

FE 28-60mm F4-5.6 compatibility

Follow the link below for lens/body compatibility details.

Specifications & Features

  • World’s smallest and lightest full-frame standard zoom lens

  • Full-frame standard zoom lens with high image quality

  • Fast, quiet AF performance delivered by linear motor

  • Dust and moisture resistant design

  • 7-blade aperture for natural bokeh

Minimum Focus Distance
Wide 0.3 m (0.99 ft), Tele 0.45 m (1.48 ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
Filter Diameter (mm)
167 g (5.9 oz.)

What's in the Box

Lens front cap:ALC-F405S, Lens rear cap:ALC-R1EM, Case:-

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