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  • Telephoto Lens
  • 35mm equivalent: 127.5 mm
  • Internal Lens Motor (SAM)
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  • Telephoto Lens
  • 35mm equivalent: 127.5 mm
  • Internal Lens Motor (SAM)
  • Filter Diameter: 67 mm
  • Internal lens motor (SAM) allows for smooth autofocus operation
  • Circular aperture provides smooth defocusing
  • Superb Sharpness at Fully Open Aperture
  • Excellent Contrast Reproduction: Precision optical design and advanced T coatings help to reduce flare and increase contrast
  • Smooth Backgrounds: Smooth, visually pleasing out-of-focus backgrounds give portraits and close-ups an extra dimension of beauty
  • Focus Hold Button: For full creative control, a focus hold button located on the lens can lock autofocusing even in continuous advance mode -- and focus lock can also be set on the spot-focus centre frame area
  • Auto Clutch: In autofocus mode, the manual focus ring does not rotate -- and in manual focusing, you?ll have a solid, hands-on feel
  • Specifications:
  • Lens Type: Standard & Medium Telephoto
  • Lens Mount Type: Sony A-mount
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Aperture (Max.): f/2.8
  • Aperture (Min.): f/22
  • Filter Diameter: 67 mm
  • Lens Groups-Elements: 4 groups, 5 elements
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 24" (0..6m)
  • Distance Encoder
  • Distance Scale
  • Angle of View: 29 degrees (35mm), 19 degrees (APS-C)
  • Aperture Blade: 7 aperture blades (circular)
  • Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 127.5 mm
  • Internal Motor: SAM
  • Maximum Magnification: x 0.2
  • In the Box:
  • Front and rear lens cap
  • SH111 solid-circular lens hood
  • Lens carrying case

Lens Performance
Lens Type:Digital SLR Lenses
Focal Length:85mm
Maximum Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture (Max. & Min.):Max: f/2.8, Min: f/22
Camera Mount Type:Sony A
Format Compatibility:35mm Film/Full-Frame Digital Sensor, DSLR (APS-C Sensor)
Angle of View:29 degrees
Minimum Focus Distance:0.60m
Maximum Close-Up Magnification:0.20x
Groups/Elements:4 Groups/5 Elements
Diaphragm Blades:7
Lens Features
Image Stabilization:No
Tripod Collar:No
Filter Thread:55mm
Dimensions (DxL):2.05x2.76"
Additional Information
Warranty:2 year manufacturer warranty (if purchased in Canada)

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  • *****
  • Great bang for the buck

  • November 26, 2012
  • By: Scott

I have been using this lens for about 3 months on a Nex7 (with the LA-EA2)
Pros- clear, crisp pictures. Typical for a prime lens. fairly compact considering the focal length.Great outdoor portrait lens. Got it on sale for $275, but even at regular price, its still an excellent value.
Cons- Build quality is what you would expect for the price, OK, but not high end by any means. Not the fastest prime, only f2.8. Auto focus is fast but very noisy which makes this lens a poor choice for video.
In conclusion, a great lens for the money and while not perfect, a decent choice for this focal length, not to mention it costs $1500 less than the Zeiss 85f1.4. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this again

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  • Front and rear lens cap
  • SH111 solid-circular lens hood
  • Lens carrying case
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