Best Lenses for Sony A5000, A5100

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Sony A5000 and A5100 are Sony’s entry-level e-mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Today we are showing you recommended lenses for Sony A5000 and Sony A5100.

Currently, there are a lot of e-mount lenses for Sony A5000 and A5100. The best ones are listed below:

Prime Portrait Lenses | Zoom Lenses | Wide-angle Lenses | Telephoto Lenses | Macro Lenses

Best Prime Portrait lenses for Sony A5000, A5100

If you are looking for portrait lenses for Sony A5000, A5100, the best lens tested on A5000, A51000 is Sony’s FE lens: Zeiss FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA lens, this is a full frame lens, the price is not very cheap, for $998. If you are looking for a cheap prime lens, the Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN E and Sony 50mm f/1.8 are good prime lenses for Sony A5000, A5100.

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Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA 26 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN E 24 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS 24 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 E 23 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSS 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony FE Sonnar T* 35mm f/2.8 ZA 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN E 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best zoom lenses for Sony A5000, A5100

Currently, there are a lot of great zoom lenses for Sony A5000, A5100, Other than Zeiss FE zoom lenses, the best zoom lens for Sony A5000, A5100 is Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS lens. If you looking for a cheap one, you can try the kit lens: Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 E-mount lens.

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Sony FE 70-200mm f/4 G OSS 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS 15 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony FE 28-70mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS 15 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS 15 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 10-18mm f/4 OSS E 14 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony E 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 12 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OSS E 12 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 12 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony E PZ 18-105mm f/4 G OSS Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 PZ OSS E 11 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS E 11 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Tamron 18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 Di III VC 10 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony E 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best wide-angle lenses for Sony A5000, A5100

Below are a list of wide-angle prime and zoom lenses for Sony A5000, A5100. The best wide angle prime lens for Sony A5000 is Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 E lens. And best wide-angle zoom lens for A5000 is Zeiss 16-35mm f/4 FE lens. Both lenses are not cheap, if you are looking for a cheap wide-angle lens, the Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN E and Sony 10-18mm f/4 lens are good lenses for Sony A5000, A5100.

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Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 E 23 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony Zeiss 24mm f/1.8 E 23 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 DN E 22 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sigma 19mm f/2.8 DN E 18 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 E 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 20mm f/2.8 E 17 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS 15 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 10-18mm f/4 OSS E 14 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Sony 16mm f/2.8 E Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Rokinon 8mm f/2.8 UMC Fish-Eye Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Samyang 16mm f/2.0 ED AS UMC CS E Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best telephoto lenses for Sony A5000, A5100

Currently, there are not many telephoto lenses for Sony A5000, below are recommended telephoto lenses for Sony A5000, A5100.

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Rokinon 85mm f/1.4 AS IF UMC B&H/Adorama
Sony 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Rokinon Reflex 300mm f/6.3 ED UMC CS E Amazon/B&H/Adorama

Best macro lenses for Sony A5000, A5100

If you are choosing a macro lens for Sony A5000, A5100, the best and cheap macro lens is Sony 30mm f/3.5 Macro E mount lens.

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Sony 30mm f/3.5 Macro E 15 Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8 Macro B&H