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Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E

BH #SA8514FFS • MFR #SYIO85AF-E
Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Lens for Sony E
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One Extra-Low Dispersion Element
  • Four High Refractive Index Elements
Poised for portraiture, the Sony E-mount Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 is a short-telephoto lens characterized by its fast f/1.4 maximum aperture. The bright design offers great control over depth of field, for isolating subjects using selective focus, and also excels in low-light conditions. The optical design features four high refractive index elements, which help to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion in order to realize high sharpness and clarity. One extra-low dispersion element is also featured, which controls color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize a high degree of clarity and color accuracy. Individual elements also feature an Ultra Multi-Coating, which suppresses flare and ghosting for greater contrast in strong lighting. Complementing the optical design is an Ultrasonic Dual Linear motor, and an internal focusing design, which offers fast and quiet autofocus performance. Additionally, a rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to pleasing bokeh quality.
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Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Overview

Poised for portraiture, the Sony E-mount Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 is a short-telephoto lens characterized by its fast f/1.4 maximum aperture. The bright design offers great control over depth of field, for isolating subjects using selective focus, and also excels in low-light conditions. The optical design features four high refractive index elements, which help to reduce spherical aberrations and distortion in order to realize high sharpness and clarity. One extra-low dispersion element is also featured, which controls color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize a high degree of clarity and color accuracy. Individual elements also feature an Ultra Multi-Coating, which suppresses flare and ghosting for greater contrast in strong lighting. Complementing the optical design is an Ultrasonic Dual Linear motor, and an internal focusing design, which offers fast and quiet autofocus performance. Additionally, a rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to pleasing bokeh quality.

Portrait-length prime is designed for full-frame Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras, however can also be used on APS-C models where it provides a 127.5mm equivalent focal length.
Very bright f/1.4 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions and offers great control over depth of field for isolating subjects and working with selective focus.
Four high refractive index elements are used to reduce distortion and spherical aberrations for greater sharpness and accurate rendering.
One extra-low dispersion element helps to reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to realize notable color accuracy and clarity.
An Ultra Multi-Coating has been applied to individual elements in order to reduce flare and ghosting for increased contrast and a neutral color balance.
Ultrasonic Dual Linear motor and an internal focusing design delivers quick, quiet autofocus performance. An AF/MF switch is also featured for seamless switching between focusing modes.
Internal focusing design maintains the overall lens length and prevents the front of the lens from rotating during use.
Rounded nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a smooth and pleasing bokeh quality.
Weather-sealed design suits working in inclement weather conditions.
Included lens hood helps to block stray light from causing flare and ghosting.
UPC: 084438766127

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
85mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.4
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.4
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
28.9°
Minimum Focus Distance
2.95' / 90 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.11x
Optical Design
11 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9, Rounded
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
77 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
3.46 x 3.92" / 88 x 99.5 mm
Weight
1.25 lb / 568 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.89 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.4 x 5.2 x 5.1"

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Reviews

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Does the Samyang lens station Does the Samyang ...

Does the Samyang lens station Does the Samyang 85mm f/1.4 lens station update require a Windows computer? Does it work with Macintosh?
Asked by: Art Altman
Yes, works equally well with Mac or Windows.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2022-12-11

Does the E Mount version have good autofocus for ...

Does the E Mount version have good autofocus for video? Any breathing?
Asked by: Benny
Auto Focus with this lens is OK, definitely not the best available, but serviceable. There is visible Focus Breathing with this lens.
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2021-07-01

Does the in camera Stabilization(IBIS) work with ...

Does the in camera Stabilization(IBIS) work with this lens?
Asked by: vfx
Yes, in-body stabilization will be available when using this lens on applicable cameras.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-12-11

What is the firmware number for this lens? Is ...

What is the firmware number for this lens? Is there an update as of March 27, 2020?
Asked by: David
The lenses we are selling have the latest firmware updates as of 6/1/20.
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-08-11

Is it compatible with Sony Zv-e10?

Is it compatible with Sony Zv-e10?
Asked by: Douglas
Yes, the following Sony E mount and Sony E-PZ will work on the Sony ZV-E10 camera.
Answered by: hectorm
Date published: 2023-08-13

Is the video AF still a problem after firmware ...

Is the video AF still a problem after firmware v4? I’m trying to decide between the Sony 85 1.8 and this lens.. I shoot both photo & video.
Asked by: Tarik
There is no problem however Sony 85mm would be a better choice
Answered by: vilson
Date published: 2022-12-11

what is firmware version for this brand new lens, ...

what is firmware version for this brand new lens, Is it up to today firmware?
Asked by: Thong
Unfortunately, we would not have the information on what firmware is installed in any particular item. This lens may need a Firmware upgrade.
Answered by: Moe
Date published: 2021-05-19

Can i put variable filter on it? What size?

Can i put variable filter on it? What size?
Asked by: Mark
Yes. 77mm. It's in the specs. Filter Size 77 mm (Front)
Answered by: Sami
Date published: 2020-06-18
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