Sony Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 55mm f1.8 ZA DxOMark Score of 42

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Re: Sony Zeiss Sonnar T* FE 55mm f1.8 ZA DxOMark Score of 42
In reply to BarnET, 6 months ago

BarnET wrote:

You need a good side by side and look at 100% crop to really be able to judge it well. Prefered taken on a solid tripod at base ISO. Samples posted by most people here are not well suited for this. Even the DPreview team made some serious bad sample shots at CES.

So you can't be too harsh on the opinions before valid test data. The 55mm f1.8 looked very overpriced on paper. And most of these overpriced primes did not perform. Look at the 58mm f1.4 Nikon for instance.

However the DXo proves that Zeiss really gave it their best effort. And this is some real resolution there. Rivalling medium format in that aspect. Unheard of with this size and weight.

unheard of with this size, weight, and price even after seeing the test, everyone that said it was overpriced now claims that it is cheap.

With all the talks about shutter vibration for the A7R on tripod causing motion blur because of the light weight of the body, and no word from DXO about wether they compensated for it or not, the sharpness score could prove even more impressive than anticipated.

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