The 85mm f/1.4 Carl Zeiss Planar T* Prime Lens from Sony is a fast and bright lens with a wide-open maximum aperture of f/1.4. In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of Sony Alpha DSLR cameras, this lens will provide excellent results even when hand-holding the camera in available light.
This Sony Alpha lens that has been designed for full-frame DSLRs, but is compatible with cropped APS-C image sensors. As a result its 85mm focal length becomes the 35mm equivalent of a longer 127.5mm telephoto lens. It is constructed of 8 elements in 7 groups, which all help to deliver sharp, clear photos throughout the zoom range.
It has a minimum focusing distance of 2.8' and a front-end filter diameter of 72mm, as well as both a focus hold switch and auto clutch feature. These provide better control of focusing whether you use auto or manual focus modes.
Comparable APS-C Focal Length: 127.5 mm
|Camera Mount Type||Sony Alpha, Minolta AF|
|Format Compatibility||35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
|Angle of View||29°
APS-C Picture Angle: 20°
|Minimum Focus Distance||2.79' (85 cm)|
|Maximum Reproduction Ratio||1:8|
|Filter Thread||Front:72 mm|
|Dimensions (DxL)||Approx. 2.95 x 3.19" (7.49 x 8.10 cm)|
|Weight||1.43 lb (650 g)|
|Package Weight||2.6 lb|
|Box Dimensions (LxWxH)||9.9 x 5.0 x 4.8"|
|Lens Mount||Sony A|
|Angle of View||29°|
|Minimum Focus Distance||2.79' / 85 cm|
|Optical Design||8 Elements in 7 Groups|
|Diaphragm Blades||9, Rounded|
|Filter Size||72 mm (Front)|
|Dimensions (ø x L)||3.19 x 2.95" / 81 x 75 mm|
|Weight||1.4 lb / 650 g|