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
Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame Learn more about
the Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sony E Full Frame

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)
Slightly cheaper $969.00 vs $1,149.99
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The best price we've seen is $181 cheaper (around 20% less)
Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF Learn more about
the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Canon EF

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

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS

Macro lens

$1,048 - $1,098

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Canon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM

Low light lens

$1,472 - $1,899

Aperture Wider aperture
Wide minimum Wider aperture
Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD

Fujifilm XF 56mm f/1.2 R APD

Low light lens

Aperture Wider aperture
Diameter Smaller diameter
Wide minimum Wider aperture

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

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM

Macro lens

$484 - $599

Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Magnification Significantly more magnification
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM

Telephoto lens

$1,019 - $1,099

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide minimum Much narrower aperture
Aperture Much narrower aperture

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