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Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.4 E Lens for Sony E (Black)

BH #VIAF5614E • MFR #AF 56/1.4 E
Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.4 E Lens for Sony E (Black)
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 85mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • One ED Element, One HR Element
Featuring a svelte design, the Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.4 E is a compact portrait-length prime lens designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The short telephoto focal length pairs with a bright f/1.4 maximum aperture to help achieve notable control over depth of field and also benefits working in difficult lighting situations. The optical design incorporates extra-low dispersion and high refractive index elements, too, to reduce various aberrations and distortion for high clarity, color accuracy, and sharpness.
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Viltrox 56mm f/1.4 AF Overview

Featuring a svelte design, the Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.4 E is a compact portrait-length prime lens designed for Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras. The short telephoto focal length pairs with a bright f/1.4 maximum aperture to help achieve notable control over depth of field and also benefits working in difficult lighting situations. The optical design incorporates extra-low dispersion and high refractive index elements, too, to reduce various aberrations and distortion for high clarity, color accuracy, and sharpness.

Complementing the optics, the lens's design also incorporates an STM stepping motor that affords fast, near-silent, and accurate autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. An internal focusing design also contributes to quick performance. Additionally, the lens features an integrated micro-USB port for making future firmware updates to the lens. The lens's black finish matches similarly styled cameras.

Prime portrait-length lens is designed for APS-C-format Sony E-mount mirrorless cameras and provides an 85mm equivalent focal length.
Bright f/1.4 maximum aperture suits working in low-light conditions and also affords greater control over depth of field.
One extra-low dispersion element reduces color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to achieve a high degree of clarity and color accuracy.
One high refractive index element helps to control spherical aberrations and reduce distortion in order to realize high sharpness and accurate rendering.
STM stepping motor enables quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. Additionally, an internal focusing design maintains the overall lens length during use for improved handling and quicker response.
Integrated manual aperture ring for tactile exposure control; this ring also features an 'A' position for automated, camera-based aperture selection.
Nine-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality.
Integrated micro-USB port can be used to update the lens's firmware.
UPC: 778469115336

Viltrox 56mm f/1.4 AF Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
56mm (35mm Equivalent: 85mm)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.4
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
52 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.4
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
APS-C
Angle of View
28°
Minimum Focus Distance
2' / 60 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.1x
Optical Design
10 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades
9
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
52 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)
2.6 x 2.8" / 65 x 72 mm
Weight
10.2 oz / 290 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
1.24 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
4.7 x 3.8 x 3.8"

Viltrox 56mm f/1.4 AF Reviews

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Does this lens fit Sony NEX-5N? Thanks

Does this lens fit Sony NEX-5N? Thanks
Asked by: Tung
Yes Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.4 E Lens for Sony E (Black) is compatible with the Sony Nex-5N.
Answered by: Daniel C
Date published: 2021-12-23

Can this lens be used on a Sony a7R IV in 1.5X ...

Can this lens be used on a Sony a7R IV in 1.5X cropped mode?
Asked by: Scott
Yes you can.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2021-01-30

Support the fullframe ?

Support the fullframe ?
Asked by: JANGYEOR
This lens is designed to work with APS-C cameras but can also work on full-frame cameras with a 1.5x crop.
Answered by: James P
Date published: 2022-06-26

Can the lens be used in the Sony camera A7C ?

Can the lens be used in the Sony camera A7C ?
Asked by: Khaled
This lens only covers an APS-C format, so for best results we only recommend using it on cameras like the A6000-series.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-01-30

Good for video? Focus noise?

Good for video? Focus noise?
Asked by: Anonymous
Very good for video, does present a bit of focus noise but seems to be very minimal pick up on the internal mic.
Answered by: Zachariah
Date published: 2023-09-23

Support the full frame?

Support the full frame?
Asked by: JANGYEOR
Unfortunately, the Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.4E is meant for crop-sensor cameras and will be cropped/vignetted on a full-frame camera.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2022-06-26

This Lens is aps-c or fullframe?

This Lens is aps-c or fullframe?
Asked by: JANGYEOR
As per the manufacturer, the Viltrox AF 56mm f/1.4 E Lens for Sony E is for the APS-C format.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-06-29
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