Sony Carl Zeiss FE 55mm F1.8 ZA Sonnar T* E-mount lens review by MartinM

reviewer#11542 date: Dec-13-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:50Z
price paid:1100 (new)
positive:Sharpness, weight, metal build, lenshood with metal parts, fast AF, silent af
negative:No DMF
comment:What a nice tiny lens. Feels really solid in hand. Has metal parts and the best, in opposite to the plastic hood of the SAL-50Z, this lens got a partial metal lens hood back. Congrats Sony!!


rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 25
  • sharpness: 4.90
  • color: 4.96
  • build: 4.76
  • distortion: 4.92
  • flare control: 4.84
  • overall: 4.88
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