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Sony 50mm F1.4 vs Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sony 50mm F1.4 vs Sony 50mm F2.8 Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sony 50mm F1.4 Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F1.4 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 222g.
  • Diameter: 66mm
  • Length: 43mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.45m
  • Max Magnification:0.15x

Sony 50mm F1.4

Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro Top Features

  • 50mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format:
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 295g.
  • Diameter: 72mm
  • Length: 60mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.2m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro

Our Winner: Sony 50mm F1.4 over Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro

Max Aperture – Wide 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Aperture – Tele 1.4 vs 2.8
Max Sensor Coverage 35mm FF vs APS-C / DX
Weight 222g vs 295g
Diameter 66mm vs 72mm
Length 43mm vs 60mm

Pros Of Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro over Sony 50mm F1.4
Minimum Focus Distance 0.2m vs 0.45m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.15x

Cons Of Sony 50mm F1.4 and Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Sony 50mm F1.4 vs Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro All Features

General Sony 50mm F1.4 Sony 50mm F2.8 Macro
Brand Sony Sony
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Standard Prime Macro Prime
Lens Mount Sony Alpha Sony Alpha
Max Format 35mm FF APS-C / DX
Focal Range 50mm 50mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black Black
Zoom Method No Zoom No Zoom
Power Zoom No No
Zoom Lock No No
Zoom Ratio 1.0X 1.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F1.4 F2.8
Min Aperture F22.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 7
Optics
Optical Elements 7 7
Optical Groups 6 6
Special Elements unknown unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.45m 0.2m
Max Magnification 0.15X 1X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Screw drive from camera Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual
Focus Method Unit Extending front
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale Yes Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 222g 295g
Diameter 66mm 72mm
Length 43mm 60mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing Unknown Unknown
Filter Thread 55mm 55mm
Filter Notes does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied Yes No
Hood Code SH0011 Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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