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Viltrox 50mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount

BH #VIAF5018FE • MFR #AF 50/1.8 FE
Viltrox 50mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount
Key Features
  • Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/16
  • Nano-Coating and Resistance Coating
  • One ED Element, Two Aspheric Elements
The 50mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount from Viltrox is a full-frame format lens with a versatile normal field of view suitable for a broad range of applications, from portraiture to reportage, and the fast f/1.8 design excels in low-light conditions and for shallow depth of field. The optical design incorporates one extra-low dispersion, two high transparent, and two aspheric elements to suppress a variety of aberrations and distortion, and an HD Nano multilayer coating has also been applied to reduce flare and ghosting for greater contrast in bright and backlit conditions.
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Viltrox 50mm f/1.8 Overview

The 50mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount from Viltrox is a full-frame format lens with a versatile normal field of view suitable for a broad range of applications, from portraiture to reportage, and the fast f/1.8 design excels in low-light conditions and for shallow depth of field. The optical design incorporates one extra-low dispersion, two high transparent, and two aspheric elements to suppress a variety of aberrations and distortion, and an HD Nano multilayer coating has also been applied to reduce flare and ghosting for greater contrast in bright and backlit conditions.

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.

Prime normal-length lens designed for full-frame format. When used on APS-C cameras, it has the equivalent perspective of a 75mm lens.
Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture suits working in low-light conditions and also affords greater control over depth of field.
11 elements in 10 groups
One extra-low dispersion elements and two high transparency elements reduce color fringing and chromatic aberrations in order to achieve a high degree of clarity and color accuracy.
Two aspheric elements help to control spherical aberrations and reduce distortion in order to realize high sharpness and accurate rendering.
HD Nano multilayer coating has been applied to individual elements to suppress flare and ghosting for greater contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
STM stepping motor enables quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance along with full-time manual focus override. The 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.
Integrated micro-USB port for firmware updates.
UPC: 778469116104

Viltrox 50mm f/1.8 Specs

Key Specs
Focal Length
50mm
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
55 mm (Front)
Maximum Aperture
f/1.8
Minimum Aperture
f/16
Lens Mount
Sony E
Lens Format Coverage
Full-Frame
Angle of View
47.6°
Minimum Focus Distance
21.7" / 55 cm
Maximum Magnification
0.1x
Optical Design
11 Elements in 10 Groups
Focus Type
Autofocus
Image Stabilization
No
Filter Size
55 mm (Front)
Weight
12 oz / 340 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight
2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)
7.3 x 5.5 x 5.2"

Viltrox 50mm f/1.8 Reviews

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Does it have stabilizer?

Does it have stabilizer?
Asked by: Shahar
No, the Viltrox 50mm f/1.8 does not have stabilization.
Answered by: Stephen M
Date published: 2024-01-16

what firmware version is the this lens?

what firmware version is the this lens?
Asked by: Shaun
Unfortunately we cannot check the firmware version of a lens but firmware updates are free and user updateable from the Viltrox website. Please take a look at the following link for Viltrox firmware updates: https://bhpho.to/43sykt4
Answered by: Dan W
Date published: 2024-03-22

No weather sealing !?!

No weather sealing !?!
Asked by: Markus
The Viltrox 50mm f/1.8 Lens for Sony E-Mount is not weather sealed.
Answered by: Lawrence C
Date published: 2021-07-13

Do the Sony and Nikon versions have the same good ...

Do the Sony and Nikon versions have the same good autofocus?
Asked by: Lukshin
https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1678083-REG/viltrox_af_50_1_8_z_af_50mm_f_1_8_z.html This is a fully auto focus lens with the quiet STM motor and will work fine with Sony and Nikon camera ,All Auto focus functions will be good for both of these cameras
Answered by: garyl
Date published: 2023-03-20
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