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

reviewer#43028 date: Mar-7-2018
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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 Zeiss 24mm
Sony 50 1.8 (APS)
Sony 85 1.8

price paid:~1200 AUD
positive:Solid lens, superbly sharp
negative:Focus distance
comment:Having been spoiled by the SEL24ZA and it's close focus the only quibble I have is the focusing distance! Otherwise it's crazy sharp and solidly built

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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