Sony Zeiss FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA Lens Announced, Price $1,498 !

sony zeiss fe 50mm f 1.4 za lens

Sony has just announced a new 50mm fast prime lens: Sony Zeiss FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens (B&H Photo Video). The US price is $1,498.00, will be available for pre-order soon. Shipping date is in this month.

Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens features an 11-blade aperture for circular out-of-focus highlights even as you stop down, ‘Advanced Aspheric’ and ED lens elements and Zeiss’ T* coating. Sony says that the lens’ Planar design minimizes distortion.

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FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens specs:

Principal specifications
Lens type Prime lens
Max Format size 35mm FF
Image stabilisation No
Lens mount Sony FE
Aperture
Aperture ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 11
Optics
Elements 12
Groups 9
Special elements / coatings 2 aspherical + 1 ED element + Zeiss T* coating
Focus
Minimum focus 0.45 m (17.72)
Maximum magnification 0.15×
Autofocus Yes
Motor type Ring-type ultrasonic
Full time manual Yes
Focus method Internal
Distance scale No
DoF scale No
Physical
Weight 778 g (1.72 lb)
Diameter 84 mm (3.29)
Length 108 mm (4.25)
Sealing Yes
Colour Black
Filter thread 72.0 mm
Hood supplied Yes
Hood product code ALC-SH143