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Sony Quietly Raised the Price of the 135mm f/1.8 GM Lens by $200 – Photography Article

This past weekend, Sony quietly increased the price of its exceptionally sharp 135mm f/1.8 G Master lens by $200, raising the price from $1,898 to $2,098 overnight without any explanation. It’s left the industry wondering why, and some speculating that the US/China trade war is to blame. The price increase was originally spotted by Sony Alpha Rumors, who speculated that it may have something to do with the current trade war between the US and China, and the new tariffs…

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Sony’s FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens is Cheaper in Canada, are Trump Tariffs to Blame? – Photography Article

If you live in the United States, you may be surprised to hear that you’ll pay a premium to buy the latest Sony FE mount lens. As pointed out in a recent report by Sony Alpha Rumors, the new Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 lens is selling for about 19% less in Canada than it is in the US, which has the photo community wondering if the latest round of Trump tariffs are to blame. Back in May, as trade tensions…

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