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Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM vs Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro Side By Side Comparison | Michigan Photography
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Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM vs Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM vs Sony 100mm F2.8 Macroto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM Top Features

  • 85mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format: 35mm FF
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 175g.
  • Diameter: 70mm
  • Length: 52mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.6m
  • Max Magnification:0.2x

Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM

Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro Top Features

  • 100mm Focal Range
  • F2.8 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 55mm
  • Max Format:
  • Sony Alpha Mount
  • Weight: 505g.
  • Diameter: 75mm
  • Length: 99mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.35m
  • Max Magnification:1x

Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro

Our Winner: Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM over Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro

Focal Length – Wide 85mm vs 100mm
Weight 175g vs 505g
Diameter 70mm vs 75mm
Length 52mm vs 99mm

Pros Of Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro over Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM
Focal Length – Tele 100mm vs 85mm
Diaphgragm Blades 9 vs 7
Depth-of-Field Scale Yes vs No
Minimum Focus Distance 0.35m vs 0.6m
Max Magnification 1x vs 0.2x

Cons Of Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM and Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro
Image Stabilization No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM vs Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro All Features

General Sony 85mm F2.8 SAM Sony 100mm F2.8 Macro
Brand Sony Sony
Lens Type Prime Prime
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Lens Type Telephoto Prime Macro Prime
Lens Mount Sony Alpha Sony Alpha
Max Format 35mm FF 35mm FF
Focal Range 85mm 100mm
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 F2.8 F2.8
Min Aperture F22.0 F32.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 9
Optics
Optical Elements 5 8
Optical Groups 4 8
Special Elements unknown unknown
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.6m 0.35m
Max Magnification 0.2X 1X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Screw drive from camera
Full Time Manual No
Focus Method Unit Extending front
Distance Scale Yes Yes
DoF Scale No Yes
Distance Scale Yes Yes
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 175g 505g
Diameter 70mm 75mm
Length 52mm 99mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 55mm 55mm
Filter Notes does not rotate on focus
Hood Supplied Yes Yes
Hood Code Unknown Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
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