Alongside the new A58, Sony also unveiled a trio of new lenses two of which are pro-level and one is a revised kit lens for entry-level cameras like the A58.
The new 70-400mm lens offers improved optics over its predecessor, including Sony’s new Nano AR coating to reduce flare and ghosting. It also an improved and more responsive AF system. The 70-400mm lens is expected to be available in July.
The Sony DT 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 SAM II lens is a new kit lens with a redesigned rear element to reduce flare and ghosting, as well as upgraded mechanical elements for smoother operation. It will be available in May for around $220 retail. It is also packaged with the new Sony A58 as its kit lens.