differences

Reasons to consider the Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame

Narrower aperture f/22 vs f/16
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At its narrowest, the Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame goes 0.9 f-stops narrower
Slightly lighter 475 g vs 0.7 kg
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More than 30% lighter
Slightly smaller diameter 81 mm vs 86 mm
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Around 10% smaller lens at the end
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Reasons to consider the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF

Wider aperture f/1.4 vs f/1.8
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At its widest, the 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF 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
Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Framef/1.8
85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EFf/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

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame Competitors

Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f/1.2 DG Nocticron Power O.I.S.

Panasonic Leica 42.5mm f/1.2 DG Nocticron Power O.I.S.

Low light lens

$1,060 - $1,198

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$998 - $1,100

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Leica Summarit 90mm f/2.5

Leica Summarit 90mm f/2.5

Low light lens

$2,149

Diameter Smaller diameter
Length Shorter
Focus motor Doesn't have a silent focus motor

Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF Competitors

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM

Low light lens

$299 - $300

Wide minimum Narrower aperture
Lowest price Cheaper
Aperture Narrower aperture

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