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

reviewer#11183 date: Jun-9-2013
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.6
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 1.4 35mm G
Minolta 1.7 50mm
Minlota 1.4 85mm G
price paid:300 USD MINT
positive:AF-D on A99
Low light
negative:Sharp but not that Sharp
comment:The only saving grace is the AF-D on my A99 and low light preformace. If my 35mm G had AF-D too, I probably won't have this lens any more.

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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