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

Started Jan 29, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Petroglyph
Petroglyph Senior Member • Posts: 5,222
Re: Other 50s

MrT-Man wrote:

viking79 wrote:

leo9 wrote:

The 50mm E f1.8 OSS isn't far behind either on NEX-7:

About 15% (probably noticeable), but I wouldn't buy the ZEISS only for APS-C, the point is it covers full frame

Eric

Actually I think I'm about to pull the trigger on the 55mm FE for use on the NEX-7. The SEL50F18 is unquestionably a good lens and I'm not looking for more sharpness. I'm looking for better color/contrast, as I find the 50mm is a little lacking when I compare it to my Zeiss lenses. I'm not convinced that DXOMark scores adequately capture this metric.

Do you use the OSS on the SEL50 much?  I'm hoping the 85mm FE will have OSS and have high hopes for the 24-70mm FE (I know it has OSS already).  The 55mm is great on the FF cams no argument here.

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