Sony Carl Zeiss 50mm F1.4 ZA SSM Planar T* A-mount lens review by minivanhobby

reviewer#12207 date: Mar-25-2015
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:24-70mm F2.8Z
price paid:1200 (CAD)
positive:Sharp, great build quality, SSM, light weight.
negative:Plastic hood didn't snap on easily.
comment:Really sharp lens, great on night shots with A7S and landscape with A7R. Only downside is the plastic hood, didn't snap in place easily and cheap quality for hood.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 30
  • sharpness: 4.97
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.97
  • distortion: 4.80
  • flare control: 4.90
  • overall: 4.93
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