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Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens (Silver)

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Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens (Silver)
Key Features
  • E-Mount Lens/APS-C Format
  • 75mm (35mm Equivalent)
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Optical SteadyShot Image Stabilization
Enjoy a near perfect portrait-length perspective on your APS-C E-mount camera with this silver E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens from Sony. The bright design pairs with a 75mm equivalent focal length for a flattering perspective and quick focusing and image stabilization also help to achieve sharp imagery.
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Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Portrait Prime for APS-C
  • 3Optical Design
  • 4Image Stabilization and Autofocus
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Portrait Prime for APS-C
Enjoy a near perfect portrait-length perspective on your APS-C E-mount camera with this silver E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens from Sony. The bright design pairs with a 75mm equivalent focal length for a flattering perspective and quick focusing and image stabilization also help to achieve sharp imagery.
Optical Design
  • Flattering 75mm-equivalent focal length helps to isolate subject matter and home in on minute details.
  • Fast f/1.8 maximum aperture facilitates working in low light conditions and allows shooters to create images with an extremely shallow depth of field.
  • Rounded seven-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
Image Stabilization and Autofocus
  • Optical SteadyShot image stabilization helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery when shooting handheld with slower shutter speeds. This stabilization system can be combined with select camera's sensor-shift type image stabilization for more effective control of camera blur.
  • An internal focus mechanism contributes to faster, more responsive autofocus, the minimum focus distance of 1.3', and easier handling as the lens does not change in length during use.

Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Specs

Focal Length50mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 75mm)
Maximum Aperturef/1.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountSony E
Lens Format CoverageAPS-C
Angle of View32°
Minimum Focus Distance1.28' / 39 cm
Maximum Magnification0.16x
Optical Design9 Elements in 8 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationYes
Filter Size49 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.44 x 2.44" / 61.98 x 61.98 mm
Weight7.13 oz / 202 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.835 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.7 x 3.9 x 3.7"

Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Reviews

great beginner lens !!!!

By Randice
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-19

great lens if ur new to photography and want a good budget prime lens! I have the sony a7riii and this lens is perfect to start out and learn how to use my new camera. if ur also a student like me I 100% recommend pros: the AMAZING price for product value. cons: the chromatic aberration and the auto focus is bad but if ur a student working in studio you will be just fine. for the price is great

Amazing stuff!!!

By Marek
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-08-03

This is one of the best lenses I've ever had. Very fast and sharp I'm really happy with the product

Perfect for beginner like me

By Ira
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-06-16

This lens is so awesome for taking Portrait. My son's prom Pictures came out great

lens not good

By Wendell
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2021-04-08

Lens had spot on the lens as well as the auto focus aint the best at all. Id choose Sigma lens any day.

Perfect for a Beginner Portrait Photographer

By Kristine
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-27

This is the first lens I've ever bought and it's awesome! I learned from many articles and Youtube videos that the 50 mm f/1.8 mm lens is great for portrait photography with a little bit of background and it's perfect for me! I used this for my brother's graduation ceremony and I had so many amazing pictures by the end of the night. It's a fixed lens and so I'm the one who needs to move backwards and forwards depending on how close I want to get to my subjects. It's a little difficult indoors to get a far shot but it's much easier outdoors. I'll probably look into an 85 mm lens next, but for right now the 50 mm meets all of my needs.

Sweet ...

By Clifford
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-12

JUST ... SWEET!!

Worth it!

By Scott
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-04

This lens is fast, very sharp with great bokeh. It's my low-light lens. What more could you ask for in a 50mm lens?

Great Lens

By Animashaun
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-01-04

My apologies, my review won't be technical in any way, shape or form but I purchased this lens as a Christmas present for my girlfriend who is a photographer. She loves it, she didn't have a lens like it and now she does. I typically hate reviews life this, so again I apologize, but judging from my online research and her happiness with it... it's a solid buy.

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does this lens work with the Sony NEX 700R camera, or do I need an adapter?
Asked by: John M.
This lens mounts directly to the FS700(E mount).....no adapter
Answered by: Scott R.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Will this lens work well with a sony fs5?
Asked by: pavan k.
This lens will be compatible with the Sony FS5.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-28

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Would this fit on the alpha a7 camera?
Asked by: Victor H.
The Sony A7 is a E mount camera, so yes...it would fit.It's a full frame lens; can also be mounted on a Sony APS-C (crop sensor.) Just remember it would turn into a 36mm equivalent.
Answered by: Reagan A.
Date published: 2019-07-28

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Is this lens only compatible with Sony cameras?
Asked by: Anonymous
It is compatible with any camera that accepts Sony E mount lenses. Mostly Sony cameras but some Hasselblad models will as well.
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-28

I am using SONY ILCE-QX1 will this lens sports my ...

I am using SONY ILCE-QX1 will this lens sports my camera or please suggest Which lens should I purchase ??
Asked by: Bharat
This lens is certainly compatible with your camera and there are many other focal lengths you can use. It just depends on what type of subject matter you are shooting. If you are shooting landscape then a wide angle lens and for portraits the 50mm would be good. You can click on the link below to view your options; https://bhpho.to/31a7t4T
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2020-01-31

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Is the Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS Lens made in Japan?
Asked by: Anonymous
According to the information we have, our current inventory's Country of Origin is China. Please be aware this can change over the product's production life without notice.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-28

i dont understand the term Focal Length 50mm ...

i dont understand the term Focal Length 50mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 75mm)
Asked by: Vses
This lens is a cropped sensor lens, therefore there is a magnification factor associated with this lens relating to a full frame sensor (35mm).
Answered by: Rob
Date published: 2021-01-21

Is there any way to adapt this lens to Panasonic ...

Is there any way to adapt this lens to Panasonic Lumix G5??
Asked by: larry
Not that I am aware of. Adapting native SLR lenses to Mirrorless cameras takes advantage of the larger mount flange to sensor distances required to accommodate the SLR mirror. In essence they reposition the lens to the same distance from the sensor as on the SLR. This lens is a Sony E mount which is already mirrorless (with a short mount to sensor distance) and so there is no room to fit an adapter unless it also has a corrective lens to allow it to focus on the sensor, which can be done (see the Matabones focal reducers, which effectively 'open' up the aperture) but I'm not aware of any such adapter that is made to fit mirrorless to mirrorless.
Answered by: William
Date published: 2020-01-15
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