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Sony 50mm F1.4
8.7 out of 10

Sony 50mm F1.4

Great Deal: $1,398.00

Reviews and Problems with Sony 50mm F1.4

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Overall 8
Value for money 9
Features 8
Picture quality 9
Ergonomics 9
Build quality 8

Expert Review

DP Review
18 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Having reviewed four other 50mm F1.4 lenses of similar design over the past few months, we weren't expecting any major surprises from the Sony version. And in broad terms it's not hugely different from its Canon, Nikon and Pentax equivalents; as befits a quality prime it gives excellent image...
  • Pros: Unusually good performance on APS-C even at wide apertures, Excellent image quality when stopped down on both full-frame and APS-C, Low distortion
  • Cons: Very soft across most of the frame at wide apertures on full frame, Bokeh chromatic aberration, most visible at wide apertures, Vignetting at wide apertures on full frame (essentially disappears by F3.3), Corner softness on full-frame - never quite sharp even at F8, Somewhat susceptible to flare
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Overall 7

Sony 50mm f/1.4 review

TechRadar UK
12 August 2009
  • Summary: Does Sony's small and inexpensive prime lens have the performance too?
  • Pros: Small, Well-priced, Long focus travel
  • Cons: Image quality disappointing, Stiff focus ring
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