Sony Carl Zeiss 135mm F1.8 ZA Sonnar T* A-mount lens review by slawrencephoto

reviewer#10440 date: Aug-8-2012
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Sony 50mm F1.4
Sony 70-200mm G
Sony 24-70mm F2.8 ZA
price paid:Mind your own!
positive:This lens is sharp beyond belief and the bokeh is silky smooth. The IQ is outstanding and you'd have to spend a serious amount of money to even come close, well done Sony.
negative:None, this is a perfect lens.
comment:This lens is a quality product and will test both all APC-S and FF cameras to come for a very long time.

I feel very lucky to be able to own this lens.


rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 118
  • sharpness: 4.99
  • color: 4.91
  • build: 4.76
  • distortion: 4.97
  • flare control: 4.94
  • overall: 4.91 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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