The Sony FE 14mm F1.8 GM (G Master) is a compact ultra-wide-angle for full-frame E-mount bodies. It features 14 elements, including aspherical, ‘extreme’ aspherical, ‘Super’ ED and ED glass. Flare and ghosting is reduced by Sony’s ‘Nano AR II’ coating. The focus group is driven by dual ‘XD’ linear motors.
The lens has a minimum focus distance of 0.25m (9.8″) and a 0.1x maximum magnification.
Design-wise, the lens weighs in at 460g (16.3oz). It’s weather-sealed and the front element has a fluorine coating to repel oil and water. It has an AF/MF switch and focus hold button, and its aperture ring has a click/de-click function. The lens supports rear sheet filters, and a template is included so they can be cut to size.