Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens

A favored focal length with a bright design, the FE 35mm f/1.8 is a well-rounded wide-angle prime striking an ideal balance between speed and size. With a straightforward but highly functional optical design, it includes one aspherical element, which contributes to high sharpness and reduced distortion for accurate rendering. A linear autofocus motor offers quick and quiet focusing performance that pairs with a customizable focus hold button for more intuitive tactile control. Also, the lens is weather sealed for working in harsh weather.

Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens
Sony FE 35mm f/1.8 Lens

Applications: A simple 35mm prime has nearly unlimited uses, ranging from street to landscape to documentary; it’s one of the most versatile prime lenses around. With an f/1.8 maximum aperture, too, it’s adept in available lighting conditions while also offering apt control over depth of field.

Perks

+ Bright f/1.8 maximum aperture
+ Portable form factor
+ Weather sealed

Drawbacks

- Neither the fastest lens nor the most advanced optical design

Specs

Focal Length 35mm
Aperture Range f/1.8 to f/22
Optical Layout 11 elements, 9 groups (1 aspherical element)
Coating Not specified
Minimum Focusing Distance 8.7" / 22.1 cm
Maximum Magnification 0.24x
Diaphragm Blades 9
Image Stabilization No
Filter Size 55mm
Dimensions 2.6 x 2.9" / 65.6 x 73mm
Weight 9.9 oz / 281 g

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