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 ring Yes
Number of diaphragm blades 11
Elements 12
Groups 9
Special elements / coatings 2 aspherical + 1 ED element + Zeiss T* coating
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
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