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

reviewer#45803 date: Jan-1-2022
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta AF 50mm f/1.7, Nikon af-d 50mm f/1.8, Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM, Voigtlander Nokton 40mm f/1.4
price paid:140
positive:weight, bulk for a f/1.4 lenses, AF, classic colours
negative:not so sharp af f/1.4, especially at borders
comment:excellent lens on film, but in digital it is not comparable with the modern and bulky 50mm f / 1.4 AF, especially at the widest apertures

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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