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

reviewer#11393 date: Oct-16-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
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:Minolta 50/1.7
price paid:225 USD (used)
positive:- Rich of micro contrast.
- Light weight
- Hood
- Cool color
negative:- so far no.
comment:Sharper than Minolta 50/1.7.
Also, better flare control as well.
If u are not affordable on 50/1.4 CZ, then this lens u should have it.
New coating is delivered with cooler color compared with Minolta 50 /1.4 & 50/1.7 version.
Love this lens.
Will update more once tested in A99.

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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