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differences

Reasons to consider the Sony 50mm f/1.4

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
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
50mm f/1.4:50 mm
24mm f/1.8 E-Mount Carl Zeiss Sonnar:24 mm

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

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

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

Low light lens

$1,598 - $1,698

Min focal length Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
Placeholder

Sigma 60mm f/2.8 DN Sony-e

Portrait lens

$209

Aperture Has a narrower aperture

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

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

Low light lens

$399

Wide maximum Wider aperture
Length Slightly longer
Placeholder

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Low light lens

$998 - $1,000

Aperture Narrower aperture
Placeholder

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

Low light lens

Weight Slightly heavier
Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Canon 50mm f/1.4 USM

Low light lens

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

Advantages

Disadvantages

Placeholder

Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$720

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 135mm f/1.8 *

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

Sports lens

$1,698 - $1,798

Max focal length Better telephoto
Min focal length Worse wide angle
Weight Heavier
Sony 28mm f/2.8

Sony 28mm f/2.8

Wide angle lens

Aperture Narrower aperture
Magnification Slightly less magnification
Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Sony-e

Sigma 30mm f/2.8 EX DN Sony-e

Lens

Aperture Narrower aperture
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Samsung-nx

Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Samsung-nx

Low light lens

$669

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Weight Heavier

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