Sony Japan has put out a notice (translated) informing consumers the release date for its FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens has been delayed.

Announced on January 13, the Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM was initially scheduled for release in mid-February (Sony Japan specifically notes a February 12 release date). However, due to ‘production reasons,’ the release has been pushed back to a yet-to-be-announced date.

Sony Japan apologizes for the inconvenience for those who have pre-ordered the lens and says it will announce the next release date ‘as soon as it is confirmed.’

The current listing for the Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM lens on B&H suggests units will start shipping on February 22.

As of publishing this article, the Sony FE 35mm F1.4 GM product page on both Amazon and B&H Photo say pre-ordered units will begin shipping February 22.