Yesterday, November 14, 2019, Sony released a repair recall for one of their professional lenses – the 16-35mm GM. The f/2.8 lens was released back in 2017, and since then it stood our for it’s high build quality and sharpness.
Sony says that “some SEL1635GM FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM E-mount lenses may cause the camera to not operate correctly when the lens is attached”.
Sony “will repair your Affected Lens, free of charge, until March 31, 2023”.
Affected are lenses with serial numbers between 1800502 and 1823192 but not all lenses within the serial number range are affected.