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Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA Lens (E-Mount)

Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA Lens (E-Mount)


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The Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA is a full frame 50mm prime lens for Sony E-mount cameras. The lens features a super-fast maximum aperture of f/1.4 to provide superb low light performance, and combined with an 11-blade circular aperture provides beautiful background bokeh.The Sony FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens construction is from the legendary ZEISS Planar optical design, and provides an image that is almost free from any sort of distortion.

  • Full frame 50mm E-mount lens
  • Maximum aperture of f/1.4
  • Eleven-Blade Circular Diaphragm
  • Physical aperture ring with de-click switch for videos
  • One AA Element, One Aspherical Element, One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Ring Drive Super Sonic Wave autofocus motor
  • Internal Focus
  • Dust- & Moisture-Resistant Construction
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Super-Fast maximum aperture of f/1.4 and 11-blade circular aperture

A super-fast maximum aperture of f/1.4. across the entire zoom range makes the Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens extremely capable in low light, provides exceptional depth of field control, and with an 11-bladed circular aperture provides breathtaking bokeh. The extreme depth of field at f/1.4 makes it easy to emphasise your subject as the background will be blurred.

High quality optical elements

The Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA Lens utilises an advanced aspherical lens element, an aspherical lens element, and an ED glass element to combat lens aberrations and provide a sharp, clear image.

Anti-reflective Zeiss T* coating

An anti-reflective Zeiss T* coating greatly reduces internal reflections to eliminate flare and ghosting, as well as provide rich contrast.

Fast and near silent Direct Drive SSM autofocus motor

The Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA lens uses a Direct Drive SSM (Super Sonic wave) autofocus motor to provide fast, quiet AF performance, as well as responsive manual focus handling.

Physical aperture ring with de-click switch for videos

The lens features a physical aperture ring and can be de-clicked at the flip of a switch, making it a great option for video in addition to stills.

Other features and highlights:

  • Internal focus
  • Full frame format
  • Dust and moisture-resistant construction
  • Minimum focus distance of 45cm
  • Lens hood included
In the box
  • Sony Planar T* FE 50mm f/1.4 ZA Lens
  • ALC-F72S 72mm Front Lens Cap
  • R1EM Rear Lens Cap for E-Mount Lenses (Dark Gray)
  • ALC-SH143 Lens Hood
  • Lens Case
Sony E-mount
35 mm full frame
Focal Length (mm)
50 mm
35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C)
75 mm
Lens Groups / Elements
Angle of View (35 mm)
Angle of View (APS-C)
Maximum aperture (F)
Minimum Aperture (F)
Aperture Blades
Circular Aperture
Minimum Focus Distance
1.48 ft (0.45 m)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
0.15 x
Filter Diameter (mm)
72 mm
Image stabilization (SteadyShot)
- (body-integrated)
Compensation effect
- (supported on body)
Hood Type
Petal shape, bayonet type
Dimensions (Diameter x Length)
3 3/8 x 4 3/8" (83.5 x 108 mm)
27.5 oz (778 g)
  • Hood (ALC-SH143)
  • Lens front cap (ALC-F72S)
  • Lens rear cap (ALC-R1EM)
  • Case

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