Sony FE 85mm F1.8


Vendor: Sony


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Sony FE 85mm F1.8

Sony SKU: SEL85F18 | Helix SKU: SYSEL85F18

Portrait-perfect sharpness and bokeh

There's nothing like the sharpness and smooth bokeh of a well-designed mid-range telephoto prime lens for portraiture, and the SEL85F18 is a standout choice. It features a compact, lightweight design for mobility, with high-performance optics and a large F1.8 maximum aperture that deliver outstanding image quality. An excellent second lens for both full-frame and APS-C camera users.

Fine prime-lens performance

Fine prime-lens performance

ED glass for chromatic aberration compensation, a 9-blade circular aperture, and carefully controlled spherical aberration contribute to superb sharpness and smooth bokeh.

Mobile and manageable for active shooting

Mobile and manageable for active shooting

A compact, lightweight (13.1 oz/371 g) design that is ideally matched to the α7 series offers a great blend of portability and high image quality for portraits, events, and more.

Quiet, precise focus drive

Quiet, precise focus drive 

A double linear motor system directly drives the lens's focus mechanism without intervening gears for precise, quiet operation that is ideal for movies as well as stills.

Quality build, versatile features

Quality build, versatile features 

A customizable focus hold button, a wide and responsive focus ring, dust and moisture-resistant design2, and other refinements add up to outstanding quality and versatility.

Lens Configuration

Lens Configuration

Impressive optical performance for Sony cameras, precision engineered for versatility and reliability in a wide range of applications.

[1] ED glass

MTF Chart

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] Spatial frequency [4] 10 line pairs / mm [5] 30 line pairs / mm [6] Max. aperture [7] F8 aperture [8] R: Radial values T: Tangential values

MOUNT
Sony E-mount
FORMAT
35 mm full frame
FOCAL LENGTH (MM)
85
35 MM EQUIVALENT FOCAL LENGTH (APS-C)
127.5
LENS GROUPS / ELEMENTS
8-9
ANGLE OF VIEW (35 MM)
29°
ANGLE OF VIEW (APS-C)
19°2
MAXIMUM APERTURE (F)
1.8
MINIMUM APERTURE (F)
22
APERTURE BLADES
9
CIRCULAR APERTURE
Yes
MINIMUM FOCUS DISTANCE
2.63 ft (0.8 m)
MAXIMUM MAGNIFICATION RATIO (X)
0.13
FILTER DIAMETER (MM)
67
IMAGE STABILIZATION (STEADYSHOT)
- (body-integrated)
TELECONVERTER COMPATIBILITY (X1.4)
-
TELECONVERTER COMPATIBILITY (X2.0)
-
HOOD TYPE
Round, bayonet type

Size & Weight

DIMENSIONS (DIAMETER X LENGTH)
3 1/8 x 3 1/4" (78 x 82 mm)
WEIGHT
13.1 oz (371 g)
  • Hood (model): ALC-SH150
  • Lens front cap: ALC-F67S
  • Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM