OUR VERDICT

With fast autofocus, a great build and the ability to capture very sharp images at even its widest aperture, this is a stellar addition to the FE lineup.

FOR

  • Very fast autofocus
  • Excellent sharpness – even at f/1.8
  • Generally pleasing defocused areas

AGAINST

  • Some longitudinal chromatic aberration
  • Vignetting at wider apertures
  • Not cheap for such a lens

It must be hard being Sony. Regardless of what number of desire commendable cameras and focal points you discharge, the drawback of having such a mainstream camera framework is that there’s continually something different everybody is clamoring for.

The focal point on test is a genuine model. Clients of Sony’s full-outline Alpha cameras, for example, the A7 III and the latest A7R IV, have been featuring the 35mm f/1.8-formed opening in the organization’s focal point stable for quite a while.

Such a choice as of now exists for its APS-C bodies, and pricier 35mm alternatives from different corners are likewise accessible. Be that as it may, this most recent arrival mixes the upsides of a little size and light weight alongside a wide f/1.8 opening to legitimize its presentation.

At $750/£630/AU$1,099 it’s not exactly the least expensive of its sort, however it’s quite steady with comparable focal points produced for full-outline mirrorless bodies in the previous year or something like that.

Highlights

Wide f/1.8 opening

9-sharp edge roundabout stomach

Center hold catch and AF/MF switch

SONY FE 35MM F/1.8 SPECS

Central length: 35mm

Mount: Sony E

Channel size: 55mm

Max opening: f/1.8

Most extreme amplification: 0.24x

Measurements: 65.6 x 73mm

Weight: 280g

This is a relatively straightforward prime focal point, with an exemplary wide-edge central length and a decently wide f/1.8 opening. It’s planned for full-outline camera proprietors, yet it will likewise play joyfully with APS-C bodies like the new A6600 and A6100, whereupon its effective central length increments to around 52.5mm in 35mm terms.

The focal point is comprised of 11 components in 9 gatherings, with a solitary aspherical component among these. This is close by to stifle circular abnormality, and to help deliver “extraordinary” corner-to-corner sharpness. In the interim, nine gap edges within assistance the stomach to remain roundabout for regular bokeh.

A straight engine handles self-adjust and Sony mollusks this is peaceful enough for use during video recording. The base centering separation of 22cm, in the interim, is competitive against its nearest rivals, so the focal point should function admirably for close-ups just as for regular creations.

Build and handling
Dust- and moisture-resistant design
Deep manual focusing ring
Customizable focus hold button
We don’t expect a lens of this kind to be too much of a burden to carry around, and its size and weight compare very favorably to those of its peers.


Dust- and moisture-resistant design
Deep manual focusing ring
Customizable focus hold button
We don’t expect a lens of this kind to be too much of a burden to carry around, and its size and weight compare very favorably to those of its peers.

Its weight of 280g and 65.6 x 73.0mm dimensions make it a fair bit more portable than the Nikon Z 35mm f/1.8, for example, and just a little more convenient than the Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 IS Macro STM.