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

reviewer#12184 date: Mar-14-2015
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 own this lens
compared to:Loxia 50
Sony 50/1.4 ZA
Sony 85/1.4 ZA
price paid:1000USD
positive:Extremely sharp
Nice bokeh
negative:No aperture ring
Fly-by-wire focus
No distance scale
Lens hood too big
A bit long for a "50mm"
comment:Optically superb but AF with the A7R is not so great

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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