10 Best Lenses For Sony A7ii 2021 – Review & Guide

The Sony α7 II is a camera aimed at photographers and enthusiasts, those who want a capable tool to be able to capture memories of special moments in life.

The sensor should be good for all types of photography, including portraits, street photography, and landscapes.

1. Sony 24-105mm f/4 FE G OSS

Best Lenses For Sony A7ii
Product Dimensions4.5 x 3.38 x 1 inches
Item Weight1.46 pounds
ASINB076V9P58R
Item model numberSEL24105G
Customer Reviews4.8 out of 5 stars    403 ratings
4.8 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#58 in SLR Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableOctober 26, 2017
ManufacturerSony

Sony’s G-lens design with 4 aspherical and 3 ED glass elements is the key to producing an exceptionally sharp picture throughout the zoom range.

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This 24-105mm F4 lens provides 9 times optical zoom at the wide-angle end, yet distorts for clear images only in the center and near the edges. It also has an iris diaphragm with a circular aperture that produces a beautiful and natural Bokeh effect.

2.Sony Zeiss Sonnar 55mm f/1.8

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Product Dimensions2.8 x 2.52 x 2.52 inches
Item Weight9.9 ounces
ASINB00FSB799Q
Item model numberSEL55F18Z
Customer Reviews4.8 out of 5 stars    344 ratings
4.8 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#139 in SLR Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableOctober 15, 2013
ManufacturerSony

This is my first prime lens and I love it! Since landing in the Sony full-frame ecosystem this lens has become an essential part of my kit.

There’s only a handful of 35mm equivalent ground glass focusing lenses for the full-frame format and since a good set of fast primes are hard to come by for the e-mount format, this combination is an excellent option to go with.

3. Sony 85mm f/1.8

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Product Dimensions4.49 x 3.82 x 4.69 inches
Item Weight13 ounces
ASINB06WLGFWGX
Item model numberSEL85F18
Customer Reviews4.8 out of 5 stars    933 ratings
4.8 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#43 in SLR Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableFebruary 9, 2017
ManufacturerSony

Create beautiful background blur (bokeh) thanks to the wide F1.8 maximum aperture and 9-blade circular aperture.

The ED glass element helps ensure corner-to-corner sharpness, and the mechanical autofocus system is precise and quiet for shooting movies.

And with the 2.5cm Minimum Focus Distance, you can get in close to your subject matter and control how large or small of an area is in focus.

4. Sony 16-35mm f/4 OSS

Best Lenses For Sony A7ii
Product Dimensions4.49 x 3.82 x 4.69 inches
Item Weight13 ounces
ASINB06WLGFWGX
Item model numberSEL85F18
Customer Reviews4.8 out of 5 stars    933 ratings
4.8 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#43 in SLR Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableFebruary 9, 2017
ManufacturerSony

Discover the difference when you shoot with a lens that combines precision optics and high-quality craftsmanship.

The features of Sony’s f/1.8 85mm Zoom lens include a floating optical system, ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass elements and an aspherical element to deliver stunning imagery.

A circular aperture renders beautiful defocused background effects, and an updated mechanism ensures smooth focusing action.

5. Sony 90mm f/2.8 FE MACRO G OSS

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Product Dimensions5.16 x 3.11 x 3.11 inches
Item Weight1.33 pounds
ASINB00U29GNEG
Item model numberSEL90M28G
Customer Reviews4.7 out of 5 stars    300 ratings
4.7 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#5 in Mirrorless Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableMarch 1, 2015
ManufacturerSony

Designed exclusively for Sony’s α7 series full-frame mirrorless cameras, the G OSS 90mm F2.8 Macro is perfect for travel, portraits, and everyday shooting. Boasting a bright F2.8 maximum aperture, it achieves beautiful bokeh, making ideal for portraiture.

The Sports Optical SteadyShot (OSS) liquid-crystal image stabilization keeps your subjects sharp at all times, and a Direct Drive SSM autofocus system delivers quick, quiet performance when shooting moving subjects.

6. Sony 70-200mm f/4 FE G OSS

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Product Dimensions6.89 x 3.15 x 3.15 inches
Item Weight1.85 pounds
ASINB00I8BICEO
Item model numberSEL70200G
Customer Reviews4.4 out of 5 stars    199 ratings
4.4 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#131 in SLR Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableFebruary 12, 2014
ManufacturerSony

Sony’s 70mm-200mm f/4 Non-Stabilized Telephoto Zoom Lens is ideal for photographic.

It is characterized by a minimum focusing distance of 3.28ft./1m, a maximum magnification of 0.13x, and has an angle of view of 27degrees-8degrees. This SEL70200G lens is designed for exclusive use with DSLR cameras compatible with Sony E-Mount.

7. Rokinon AF 24mm f/2.8 Wide Angle 

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Product Dimensions2.4 x 2.4 x 1.5 inches
Item Weight3.2 ounces
ASINB07FH133Q1
Item model numberIO24AF-E
Customer Reviews4.3 out of 5 stars    125 ratings
4.3 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#119 in SLR Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableJune 12, 2018
ManufacturerElite Brands Inc
Country of OriginKorea, Republic of

This Rokinon 24mm f/2.8 autofocus lens is compatible with Sony E-Mount cameras, including full-frame a7/a5000 cameras.

Also compatible with Sony 16-35mm Ultra wide-angle G Master Zoom Lens. Capable of creating both natural and surrealistic images with its 7 elements in 7 groups construction and an ultra multi-coated optical design.

A minimum focusing distance of 9.5″ ensures that your subject will stay in focus.

8.Rokinon 50mm F1.4 Lens for Sony E Mount

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Product Dimensions3.97 x 3.2 x 3.2 inches
Item Weight1.2 pounds
ASINB00R1COQGO
Item model number50M-E
Customer Reviews4.2 out of 5 stars    72 ratings
4.2 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#742 in SLR Camera Lenses
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableDecember 11, 2014
ManufacturerRokinon
Country of OriginKorea, Republic of

This Rokinon 50mm F1.4 lens is specially made in Korea with excellent optical quality and exceptional value.

The lens has maximum diameter of 3.21 inches (81.6mm) which is large even compared to the FE55mm f1.8 SAM Sony has announced for their E-mount, and weighs just 12.7 ounces or 360 grams – much lighter than the Canon EF 50mm F1.2L series lenses that are of similar aperture capabilities.

9.Rokinon RK12M-E-SIL 12mm F2.0 Ultra Wide Angle Fixed Lens

Best Lenses For Sony A7ii
Product Dimensions2.3 x 2.8 x 2.8 inches
Item Weight7.5 ounces
ASINB00K3T3G9A
Item model numberRK12M-E-SIL
Customer Reviews4.6 out of 5 stars    205 ratings
4.6 out of 5 stars
Best Sellers Rank#209 in Digital Camera Accessory Kits
Is Discontinued By ManufacturerNo
Date First AvailableApril 24, 2014
ManufacturerRokinon
Country of OriginKorea, Republic of

The Rokinon 12mm f/2.0 Ultra Wide Angle Fixed Lens is designed for Canon EF mount cameras that have an APS-C sensor.

The diagonal angle of view is 98.9 to facilitate a wider, more expansive scene of the subject being shot. The minimum focusing distance is 7.9″.

This lens incorporates 6 diaphragm blades that produce a natural-looking blend in out-of-focus elements and soften images nicely.

10.Rokinon Xeen 20mm T1.9 Wide Angle Pro Cine Lens

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Product Dimensions4.6 x 3.75 x 3.75 inches
Item Weight2.6 pounds
ASINB06XJSC7TR
Item model numberXN20-NEX
Best Sellers Rank#4,618 in SLR Camera Lenses
Date First AvailableMarch 9, 2017
ManufacturerElite Brands Inc
Country of OriginKorea, Republic of

With an 11 blade diaphragm and a unified 114mm front diameter, the Rokinon  Xeen lenses provide Full frame coverage for cinematic filmmaking and are ideal for use on Super35 4K cameras because they enable cinematographers to correct lens distortion when using wide-angle lenses.

The Xeen has an Aluminum body for increased durability while a standard tripod mount, Unified focus, aperture gear and T-stop scale positions among all Xeen by ROKINON lenses provide functionality along with durability.

It can be used on virtually any Super 35 (Sony F55 or Canon C300).