Sony’s inexpensive APS-C alternative to its standard full-frame f/1.4 lens, it scales up to a 75mm field of view. Smooth Autofocus Motor (SAM) focuses quickly, but it was far from quiet.

Standout Spec: Maximum magnification a very respectable 1:4.6, better than the competitors.

Product Specifications

Lens Type: Prime
Compatibility: Digital Only
Range: Normal
Auto Focus: Yes
Full-Time Manual Focus Override: No
Silent AF: No
Zoom: No
Minimum Focal Length: 50 mm
Maximum Focal Length: 50 mm
Fastest Aperture: f/1.8
Slowest Aperture: f/22.0
Image Stabilization: No
Elements: 6
Groups: 5
Filter Size: 49 mm
Length: 1.8 inches
Weight: 6.0 ounces
Price: $150.00
Tripod Collar: No
Included Case: No
Macro: No
Tilt/Shift: No
Model Number:

Tested Review

Lens Test: Sony 50mm f/1.8 DT SAM AF