|FE||The lens is designed both for Sony full frame and APS-C digital mirrorless cameras.|
|T*||The multi-layer coating is applied to the surface of lens elements. It boosts light transmission, ensures sharp and high contrast images, minimizes ghosting and flares.|
|ZA||ZEISS lens designed for Sony digital cameras.|
|Maximum format:||35mm full frame|
|Diagonal angle of view:||42.9° (35mm full frame)|
|28.8° (Sony APS-C)|
|Lens construction:||7 elements in 5 groups, including:|
|Number of blades:||9|
|Closest focusing distance:||50 cm|
|Type of autofocus motor:||Linear|
|Full-Time Manual Focus:||Determined by camera|
|Maximum diameter x Length:||Ø64 x 71 mm|
|Weather sealing:||Dust-proof and water-resistant barrel|
|Filter size:||49 mm|
Design and Features
The lens barrel is of moderate weight, dust-proof and water-resistant, made of metal. The lens mount is metallic.
The focusing ring is not physically coupled with the focusing mechanism and works electronically (focus-by-wire) - turning of the ring actuates an electric motor that moves the focusing group of the lens to the proper position to achieve sharp focus.
The lens lacks focusing mode switch, therefore you have to set the automatic or manual focus mode from the camera.
The lens uses front filters with standard size of 49 mm which are easy to find. They are also inexpensive.
The filter thread does not rotate during focusing which allows convenient use of different types of filters (including but not limited to polarizing and gradient).
|Camera:||Sony A7R II|
|Sensor size:||35.9×24 mm|
|Vignetting at F/1.8:||-2.61 EV|
|User Manual. Multilingual, Adobe PDF, 392 KB|
|User Manual. Multilingual, Adobe PDF, 472 KB|
Alternatives (AF, 48..62 mm)
|Samyang AF 50mm F/1.4 FE (Bower, Rokinon, Walimex Pro)||2016||⊗|
|Sigma 60mm F/2.8 DN | A||2013||⊗|
|Sony E 50mm F/1.8 OSS (SEL50F18)||2011||⊗|
|Sony FE 50mm F/1.8 (SEL50F18F)||2016||⊗|
|Sony FE ZEISS Planar T* 50mm F/1.4 ZA SSM (SEL50F14Z)||2016||⊗|