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Sony A6300 & G-Master Lens Pre-Orders Now Open! {Deal Dash}

By Anthony Thurston on February 10th 2016

Welcome to our Deal Dash segment, where we scour the web for the best deals on camera, lenses, lighting, and other gear for photographers. There are always great deals to be found over on B&H and Amazon, so make sure to check out those two websites. Today we aren’t highlighting any deals per se, but the new Sony announcements that are now available for pre-order.

Sony a6300 – Pre Orders


Sony’s new a6300 pre-orders are now available. This looks like it will be a force to be reckoned with in the APS-C space.

  • 24.2MP APS-C Exmor CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor
  • XGA Tru-Finder 2.36m-Dot OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ 921.6k-Dot Tilting LCD Monitor
  • Internal UHD 4K30 & 1080p120 Recording
  • S-Log3 Gamma and Display Assist Function
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • 4D FOCUS with 425 Phase-Detect Points
  • Up to 11 fps Shooting and ISO 51200
  • Weather-Sealed Magnesium Alloy Body

Currently, there are two pre-order options on the a6300, the body only or the kit with a 16-50mm lens. You can find both over on B&H, here.

Sony FE 24-70mm F/2.8 – Pre Orders


Pros have been clamoring for some more ‘professional’ level fast zooms for the FE system, and Sony has delivered that with the new 24-70mm F/2.8 G-Master lens.

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • One XA Element, Two Aspherical Elements
  • One ED Element, One Super ED Element
  • Nano AR Coating
  • Direct Drive SSM Focus System
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Focus Hold Button, AF/MF Switch
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Nine-Blade Circular Diaphragm

You can get your pre-order in on the new G-Master FE 24-70mm F/2.8 today over on B&H here.

Sony G-MAster 85mm F/1.4


The other area pros have been complaining about is a lack of fast F/1.4 or better primes, and Sony addressed that with their new 85mm F/1.4 G-Master lens.

  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One XA Element and Three ED Elements
  • Nano AR Coating
  • Linear SSM Focus System
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Focus Hold Button, AF/MF Switch
  • Manual Aperture Ring
  • Dust and Moisture-Resistant Construction
  • Eleven-Blade Circular Diaphragm

If you want to get your hands on the new G-Master FE 85mm F/1.4 you can get your pre-order in over on B&H here.

This is our daily deals report where we will feature a deal, or deals, that we think you should know about. Feel free to let us know about any deals you run across by sending me an email (link in my profile) or leaving a comment below!

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Anthony Thurston is a photographer based in the Salem, Oregon area specializing in Boudoir. He recently started a new project, Fiercely Boudoir to help support the growing boudoir community. Find him over on Instagram. You may also connect with him via Email.

Q&A Discussions

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  1. Stephen Jennings

    I can’t not smirk when I hear “G-Master” .. who in the World over in Japan thought that was a super awesome name for a line of lenses? It’s almost as lame as Milvus from Zeiss.

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