Zeiss 25mm F2 Batis E-mount lens review by dob2109

reviewer#18367 date: Oct-4-2015
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:Sigma 35
Sony FE 24-70
Sony FE 16-35
price paid:I lent that lens.
positive:Excellent sharpness, excellent colours, excellent excellent excellent when it comes to optical performance.
negative:Quite large and heavy and the OLED display is a bit too strange to use for me.
comment:I have to admit, that the results of his lens are super convincing. But it is oversized for me, especially as I am not a wideangle guy, the 16-35 will do it for me. The OLED display is not well thought, it's strange to use, I avoided it. Due to this design weakness only 4 points in "build", from a sheer engineering point of view this lens is 5.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 11
  • sharpness: 4.95
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.82
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 4.82
  • overall: 4.92
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