Images of Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA
Images of Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA
A fast, sharp, 50mm F1.4 prime lens

This high-performance ZEISS® 50mm prime lens features a large F1.4 maximum aperture as well as spectacular contrast and resolution throughout every image. The large aperture makes it easier to shoot in low light and, in combination with an 11-blade aperture design, can produce gorgeous bokeh. Other benefits include fast, precise focus and versatile control for stills and movies.

Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA  compatibility

A-mount 35mm full frame

A-mount 35mm full frame

A-mount APS-C

A-mount APS-C

E-mount 35mm full frame

E-mount 35mm full frame

E-mount APS-C

E-mount APS-C

Follow the link below for lens/body compatibility details.

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Illustration of lens configuration
Lens Configuration

Legendary ZEISS quality manufactured and calibrated specifically for Sony imaging products. The T* coating contributes to exquisite rendering and contrast.
[1] Advanced aspherical lens (AA lens)  [2] Aspherical lens  [3] ED (extra-low dispersion) glass

Modulation Transfer Function of SEL50F14Z
MTF Chart

MTF (Modulation Transfer Function) describes how well a lens can reproduce fine details, measured as the degree of contrast achieved between finely spaced lines.
[1] Contrast (%)  [2] Distance from optical center of lens (mm)   [3] Max. aperture  [4] F8 aperture  [5] Spatial frequency  [6] 10 line pairs / mm  [7] 20 line pairs / mm  [8] 40 line pairs / mm  [9] Radial values  [10] Tangential values

Specifications & Features

  • ZEISS F1.4 standard prime

  • ZEISS T* Coating reduces flare and ghosting

  • 11-blade circular aperture for smooth bokeh

  • SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) for fast, silent autofocus

  • Dust and moisture resistant design

Minimum Focus Distance
0.45 m (1.48 ft)
Maximum Magnification ratio (x)
0.15 x
Filter Diameter (mm)
72 mm
778 g (27.5 oz.)

What's in the Box

Hood (ALC-SH143), Lens front cap (ALC-F72S), Lens rear cap (ALC-R1EM), Case

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