Sony FE 50mm F1.8 E-mount lens review by chrisdaloa

reviewer#29671 date: Aug-24-2016
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 2
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 3.8
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:Sony SAL 50 F1.4 (+ LA-EA4) is sharper at F2.5 and AF is very fastest than SEL50F18F.
price paid:300€
positive:Light and cheap. Great sharp from F2.8
negative:AF very very slow, too slow.
comment:I prefere my SAL 50 F1.4 + LA-EA4 adapter so I decide to sell the SEL 50 F1.8 FE after ony 10 days. The AF is very very slow to me, In portrait session with childer is useless.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 12
  • sharpness: 4.46
  • color: 4.58
  • build: 3.50
  • distortion: 4.75
  • flare control: 4.25
  • overall: 4.31 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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