differences

Reasons to consider the Sony 50mm f/1.4 * ZA

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the 50mm f/1.4 * ZA goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Slightly smaller diameter 81 mm vs 86 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 * ZA Learn more about
the Sony 50mm f/1.4 * ZA

Reasons to consider the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

Slightly cheaper $1,168.99 vs $1,482.79
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The best price we've seen is $314 cheaper (more than 20% less)
Slightly wider aperture f/1.2 vs f/1.4
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At its widest, the EF 50mm f/1.2L USM captures much more light (0.4 f-stops)
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the Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
50mm f/1.4 * ZAf/1.4
EF 50mm f/1.2L USMf/1.2
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

LensHero is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

LensHero is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

competitors

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM Competitors

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Canon EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM

Low light lens

$1,449 - $1,549

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Length Slightly longer
Zeiss 50mm f/1.5 ZM Leica M

Zeiss 50mm f/1.5 ZM Leica M

Low light lens

$1,259 - $1,261

Diameter Significantly smaller diameter
Weight Lighter
Auto focus Auto focus
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

Sports lens

$1,474 - $1,799

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Max focal length Better telephoto
Prime lens Is a zoom lens

Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 * ZA Competitors

discussion Which do you think is better?

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