Zeiss 50mm F2 Loxia Planar T* E-mount lens review by Dr. Harout

reviewer#44185 date: Dec-3-2018
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:Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar 2.8/50
Minolta AF 1.7/50
Leica Summicron-M 2.0/50
price paid:924 USD new
positive:Color, micro-contrast, resolution ability, sharpness, compact, solid
negative:Lens cap, loose lens hood, tough to mount and unmount
comment:If you are a purist then this is a must have lens for you. It has superb optical performance. Made a thorough comparison with the well reknowned Leica-M Summicron-M 2.0/50 and found no difference at all.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 6
  • sharpness: 5.00
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 5.00
  • overall: 5.00
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