Sony AF 50mm F1.4 A-mount lens review by Hols52

reviewer#10208 date: May-15-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sony 35 1.8
Sony 16-50
price paid:£310
positive:Focus speed, image quality, lightness
comment:Excellent lens - image quality and ease of use top notch. Compares very well with the Sony 35 F1.8. The two "go together" very nicely. To date have noticed no CA or flaring issues. Will update after more use.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 138
  • sharpness: 4.70
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.20
  • distortion: 4.79
  • flare control: 4.49
  • overall: 4.59 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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