Sony Carl Zeiss FE 55mm F1.8 ZA Sonnar T* E-mount lens review by fute77

reviewer#14236 date: May-2-2015
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:Sony 50/1.4 A mount
Sony 50/1.7 A mount
18-55 E mount
55-210 E mount
price paid:600€ used
positive:very sharp
build quality
hood size
comment:This lens is just wonderfull
82.5 mm equiv it is wonderfull on APS-C for portrait

I love it and would like to try it on A7 or A7R (when I can afford one)

edit : wonderfulll to use with an Alpha 7. Bokeh is great and the transition from focus zone to out of focus is exceptionnal

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 27
  • sharpness: 4.91
  • color: 4.96
  • build: 4.78
  • distortion: 4.93
  • flare control: 4.85
  • overall: 4.89 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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