Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM

Announced May 18, 2009 •
Prime lens | Sony Alpha | SAL-50F18
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Announced May 18, 2009

The Sony DT 50mm F1.8 SAM is an inexpensive prime lens designed for Sony's APS-C format SLT cameras. Offering an effective focal length of 75mm, this fast prime is ideal for portraiture, and for the price, its optical quality is extremely impressive. This cheap lens punches well above its weight, and although build quality is fairly budget and its SAM focus motor a little noisy, we recommend it highly.

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News story, May 18, 2009
Quick specs
Lens type Prime lens
Focal length 50 mm
Image stab. No
Lens mount Sony Alpha
Max aperture F1.8
Min aperture F32.0
Min focus 0.34 m (13.39)
Max magnification 0.2×
Weight 170 g (0.37 lb)
Length 45 mm (1.77)

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