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Sony 35mm F1.4 G / SAL-35F14G

Sony 35mm F1.4 G / SAL-35F14G
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16 reviews

Oct, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Sony 35mm F1.4 G / SAL-35F14G. The average rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design, whereas there are some critical comments about the size and price.


price, size

On average, users rate this product 83/100 and experts rate this product 30/100.

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Sony 35mm f/1.4 G


The Sony 35mm f/1.4G is one of those lenses that survived from the old Minolta era. The original design dates back to 1987 - the early days of the Minolta AF SLR system. The current incarnation is basically identical to the Minolta AF 35mm f/1.4G RS...

To G or not to G is the question and the answer is ... no. The Sony 35mm f/1.4G may offer lots of creative potential thanks to its ultra-large max. aperture but technically it is not an overly impressive lens especially in relation to its very steep...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Darren (digital photography blog)

Sony G Series 35mm f/1.4 G Standard Lens - SAL-35F14G


The ultimate standard DSLR lens -- with ultra-bright f1.4 performance. With its 35mm-equivalent 52.5mm focal length, this superb lens closely reproduces the natural angle of vision of the human eye -- making it ideal for both general photo-imaging and...

In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony α (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens captures bright, steady images even working with hand-held camera in very low light

Jun, 2006

Consumer review by: JBTWIN (



This lens gives 52 mm on an APS sized sensor which is the normal viewing angle. It is fast both in focus and aprature, it handles well on my A-700. The price is high but you get what you pay for.

Quick Focus","Sharp Focus","Strong Construction


Nov, 2008

Consumer review by: edwardkaraa (

Sony 35mm f/1.4 G SAL-35F14G review by edwardkaraa


This lens is much better that what the MTF make you believe. It has obviously not been designed for macro work, so results up close are not very sharp, though quite artistic. At infinity, it is very sharp across the frame by f/5.6 and is very suitable...

Center and corner sharpness, bokeh, 3D, color, size

Price, resolution dip in zone B, above average corner CA

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: David Hwang (

Sony 35mm f/1.4 G SAL-35F14G review by David Hwang


I used to use Canon EOS 5D. I really loved 24-105L, which I think is a great lens except for its distortion characteristics.

35mm with f1.4 aperture, build quaility


Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: jerome (

Sony 35mm f/1.4 G SAL-35F14G review by jerome


Seeing the SLRGear test of this lens, I had to post a review of my own.

nice bokeh, no coma

chromatic aberrations, resolution is lower in mid-field than in the corners

Jul, 2010

Consumer review by: touristguy87 (

Sony 35mm f/1.4 G SAL-35F14G review by touristguy87


This is a decent lens, mostly plastic yet decently-made.

can't really ask for more from a $300 prime

not nearly flat-sharp at wide-open

Jul, 2010

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser: No

General Features

3D: No
Bayonet Compatibility:Sony / Konica-Minolta
Usage:Digital Cameras