differences

Reasons to consider the Sony Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Shorter 37 mm vs 94 mm
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2.5x shorter
Smaller diameter 62 mm vs 77 mm
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Around 20% smaller lens at the end
Lighter 120 g vs 0.7 kg
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5.5x lighter
Slightly cheaper $688.39 vs $866.82
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The best price we've seen is $178 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Sony Alpha

Significantly wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/2.8
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At its widest, the 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Sony Alpha captures much more light (2 f-stops)
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the Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Sony Alpha

similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
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Typically very sharp
Auto focus Auto focus Help
Easier to use
Max focal length Poor telephoto Help
35 mm

competitors

Sony Sonnar T* FE 35mm f/2.8 ZA Competitors

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

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

Low light lens

$333

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Length Longer
Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha

Samyang 35mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha

Low light lens

$528

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Auto focus Auto focus
Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Sony E Full Frame

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Sony E Full Frame

Low light lens

$1,104 - $1,299

Aperture Wider aperture
Min focal length Slightly better wide angle
Diameter Larger diameter

Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM Sony Alpha Competitors

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