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differences

Reasons to consider the Sony 50mm f/1.4

Cheaper $63.40 vs $898.00
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The best price we've seen is $835 cheaper (14.2x less)
Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/1.8
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At its widest, the 50mm f/1.4 captures much more light, 0.7 f-stops
Slightly better telephoto 50 mm vs 24 mm
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More than 2x more reach, less perspective distortion
Sony 50mm f/1.4 Learn more about
the Sony 50mm f/1.4

Reasons to consider the Sony 24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar

Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 50 mm
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2.1x better wide angle
Slightly more magnification 1:4 (0.2x) vs 1:6.7 (0.1x)
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Take macro shots with subjects around 70% larger in your photo
Sony 24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar Learn more about
the Sony 24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar

similarities

Compared to lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
50mm f/1.4:f/1.4
24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar:f/1.8
Prime lens Fixed focal length prime lenses Help
Typically very sharp
Zoom range Poor zoom Help
1x
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
50mm f/1.4:50 mm
24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar:24 mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

Compared to low light lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use

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

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Sony-alpha

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Sony-alpha

Low light lens

Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop
Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 *

Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 85mm f/1.4 *

Low light lens

$1,598

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Min focal length Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Sony Carl Zeiss Planar T* 50mm f/1.4 * ZA

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

Low light lens

$1,398

Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Sony D 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Sony D 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$598

Wide maximum Has a higher max f/stop
Magnification Has better macro
Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Sony 28mm f/2.8

Sony 28mm f/2.8

Wide angle lens

Aperture Has a narrower aperture
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Four-thirds

Sigma 30mm f/1.4 EX DC HSM Four-thirds

Low light lens

Wide maximum Has a lower max f/stop

Sony 50mm f/1.4 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony 50mm f/1.8 DT

Sony 50mm f/1.8 DT

Low light lens

$168 - $174

Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony 85mm f/2.8 SAM

Sony 85mm f/2.8 SAM

Portrait lens

$298

Max focal length Slightly better telephoto
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor
Aperture Narrower aperture
Placeholder

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Low light lens

$998

Lowest price More expensive
Aperture Narrower aperture

Sony 24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/1.8 *

Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/1.8 *

Sports lens

$1,698

Max focal length Better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Weight Heavier
Placeholder

Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$720

Auto focus Auto focus
Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM A1

Low light lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Weight Heavier
Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Sony-alpha

Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X 116 Pro DX Sony-alpha

Wide angle lens

Zoom range Slightly more zoom
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Prime lens Is a zoom lens
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Panasonic Summilux Leica DG 25mm f/1.4

Low light lens

$598 - $629

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper

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