differences

Reasons to consider the Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA

Smaller diameter 64 mm vs 85 mm
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More than 20% smaller lens at the end
Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Shorter 71 mm vs 100 mm
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Around 30% shorter
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art

Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/1.8
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At its widest, the 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art captures much more light (0.7 f-stops)
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similarities

Compared to digital camera lenses

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Aperture Wide aperture Help
Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZAf/1.8
50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Artf/1.4
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

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Competitors

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Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha

Low light lens

$637

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Weight Slightly lighter
Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Nikon Nikkor AF-S 50mm f/1.8G

Low light lens

$182 - $217

Length Shorter
Diameter Smaller diameter
Aperture Narrower aperture
Pentax SMC  DA 50mm f/1.8

Pentax SMC DA 50mm f/1.8

Low light lens

$97 - $150

Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Aperture Narrower aperture

Sony Sonnar T* FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Competitors

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$998 - $1,010

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Magnification Significantly more magnification
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Sony 50mm f/2.8 Macro

Macro lens

$473 - $1,495

Wide minimum Significantly narrower aperture
Magnification Significantly more magnification
Aperture Narrower aperture
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Samyang 50mm f/1.4 AS UMC Sony Alpha

Low light lens

$637

Aperture Wider aperture
Lowest price Slightly cheaper

discussion Which do you think is better?

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