Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens Rumored to be Released in May, 2016


We already reported that Zeiss will have a product announcement event on April 14 at 1:00PM London time, and it is highly likely that the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens will be announced on April 14, 2016.

And according to the rumor from SonyAlphaRumors, the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens will be released in May, 2016. If the rumor is correct, the Batis 18mm f/2.8 will ship in May and once released, the new Batis 18mm f/2.8 will be the best ultra wide-angle lens for Sony a7 Series cameras.

Current Zeiss Batis Lenses:

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Lens: $1,199 at Amazon, B&H.

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Lens: $1,299 at Amazon, B&H.

In addition, Camera Times also reported that Zeiss will announce 3 new Full-Frame E-mount lenses in 2016, so maybe Zeiss will announce some other great lenses besides the Batis 18mm f/2.8 – Do you think Zeiss will give us a big surprise?

There are some lenses that are expected by photographers:

  • Zeiss Batis 35mm f/1.8
  • Zeiss 24-70mm f/2 (similar compact size to f/4 version)
  • Sony Zeiss 16-35mm f/2.8