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Sony 50 mm / F 1,8 OSS SEL-50F18

Sony 50 mm / F 1,8 OSS SEL-50F18
alaAverage 4.2

982 reviews

Aug, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 982 reviews of Sony 50 mm / F 1,8 OSS SEL-50F18. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. Views about the reliability and size are on the whole positive. The usability and design also get good feedback.

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On average, users rate this product 93/100 and experts rate this product 75/100.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony 50 mm / F 1,8 OSS SEL-50F18

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 101 user reviews of Sony 50 mm / F 1,8 OSS SEL-50F18 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the reliability and size. The usability and design are also mentioned favorably.

price, design, usability, size, reliability

99% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony DT 50mm AF f/1.8 SAM (SAL-50F18)Sony 50mm F1.8 E-Mount LensSony SEL50F18 E 50mm f/1.8 OSS E Mount Lens for NEX Series

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sony 50 mm / F 1,8 OSS SEL-50F18

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 211 user reviews of Sony 50 mm / F 1,8 OSS SEL-50F18 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on Amazon.com. Views about the size and reliability are overall positive. The design and usability are also appreciated.

price, usability, design, reliability, size

98% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony 50mm f/1.8 SAM DT Lens for Sony Alpha Digital SLR CamerasSony 50mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony Alpha Digital SLR CameraSony 50mm f/1.8 SAM DT Lens for Sony Alpha Digital SLR Cameras

Aug, 2015

Expert review by: Andy Westlake (dpreview.com)

Sony 50mm F1.4 Lens Review

 

The Sony 50mm F1.4 is the company's current offering in the classic 'fast standard' category, and was introduced at the genesis of the Alpha system in July 2006. Of course its origins go back well before then; this lens is essentially a reworking of...

Unusually good performance on APS-C even at wide apertures ; Excellent image quality when stopped down on both full-frame and APS-C ; Low distortion

Very soft across most of the frame at wide apertures on full frame ; Bokeh chromatic aberration, most visible at wide apertures ; Vignetting at wide apertures on full frame (essentially disappears by F3.3) ; Corner softness on full-frame - never quite...

Having reviewed four other 50mm F1.4 lenses of similar design over the past few months, we weren't expecting any major surprises from the Sony version. And in broad terms it's not hugely different from its Canon, Nikon and Pentax equivalents; as befits...

Dec, 2008
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Expert review by: Ilse Jurrien (photokina-show.com)

Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens

 

The Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro lens is a compact macro-focus lens that covers the full range from life-size to infinity. "Life size" macro imaging means that the image you capture is the same size as the subject in reality, giving you spectacularly sharp...

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: (ephotozine.com)

Sony DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM lens review

 

Gary Wolstenholme takes a look at this budget 50mm lens for APS-C DSLRs sporting Sony's new smooth autofocus

Lightweight; Quality when stopped down; Cheap

AF hunts occasionally

Dec, 2010

Expert review by: Jon Tarrant (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Sony 50mm f/1.4 review

 

What this budget prime might lack in acronyms is more than made up for in overall image quality as this WDC review of the Sony 50mm f/1.4 lens discovers.

Great real-world results

AF is noisy and non-IF

Ignore the lack of acronyms and look at its performance instead: Sony's f/1.4 has some weaknesses but elsewhere it's a real cracker.

Feb, 2010

Expert review by: (photoreview.com.au)

Sony DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM Lens

 

A fast 50mm prime lens designed for Sony's Alpha DSLRs with APS-C sized sensors.The DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM lens was introduced as one of four lenses announced with the A230, A330 and A380 DSLR cameras in early May 2009. The DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM lens is the...

A fast 50mm prime lens designed for Sony's Alpha DSLRs with APS-C sized sensors.The DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM lens was introduced as one of four lenses announced with the A230, A330 and A380 DSLR cameras in early May 2009. The DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM lens is the...

Oct, 2009

Expert review by: Konrad Kandler (photozone.de)

Sony 50mm f/2.8 macro

 

The Sony 50mm f/2.8 macro is a further survivor from the Minolta era. Naturally it has been redesigned to match the look and feel of Sony Alpha lens series but under the skin little if anything has changed. It it, obviously, a full format lens which...

The Sony 50mm f/2.8 macro is certainly a very good lens but it does not really stand out from the crowd - macro lenses simply tend to be top performers. The resolution potential of the lens is very high straight from f/2.8. The vignetting is usually...

Aug, 2008

Expert review by: Klaus Wagner (photozone.de)

Sony 50mm f/1.4

 

The Sony 50mm f/1.4 is currently the only standard lens available in Sony Alpha mount. Mostlikely it is not a new lens but simply the relabeled variant of the old Minolta AF 50mm f/1.4 RS plusADI encoding.On an APS-C DSLR its focal length is equivalent...

The Sony 50mm f/1.4 is a typical representative of the standard lenses that were designed back inthe 70s to 80s. The max. aperture (f/1.4) should be generally avoided due to weak contrast,poor borders and a significant amount of longitudinal chromatic...

Mar, 2008

Expert review by: Darren (digital photography blog)

Sony-50mm f/1.4 Standard Lens - SAL-50F14 spacer

 

An ultra-bright standard lens for fast, accurate shooting by available light. For quick candid shots that capture "the decisive moment," this lens provides superb clarity and visual accuracy even with fully open aperture when working indoors or in...

In conjunction with the Super SteadyShot image stabilization system of the Sony α (alpha) DSLR-A100 camera, this lens achieve pinpoint sharpness even working with hand-held camera by available light

Jun, 2006

Expert review by: Jon Tarrant (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Sony DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM review

 

Does this 50mm prime lens deliver on its low price? Find out with the Sony DT 50mm f/1.8 SAM lens review

Compact and very affordable

Non-internal focusing

A very useful lens that performs well and carries a rock-bottom price tag. If I were a Sony user then this lens would simply have to be in my camera bag.

Expert review by: (photoanswers.co.uk)

Sony 50mm f/1.4 AF

 

The Sony 50mm f/1.4 AF portrait lens is a very compact and solid feeling piece of kit with a metal lens mount for extra durability.

Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser:No / Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:CSC LENS / SLR Camera / System Camera
Bayonet Compatibility:Sony / Konica-Minolta / Sony alpha / Konica-Minolta / Sony E
Product Type:Single Focal Length Lens
Usage:Digital Cameras
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