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:
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