Sony FE 50mm F1.8 lens ($248) is Available for Pre-Order! Sony’s new Nifty Fifty is just the lens for everyone asking for affordable FE glass. The first pre-orders for are expected to begin shipping in May. This a versatile normal focal length prime lens designed for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras. Its sleek design makes it well-suited for everyday shooting, while the fast f/1.8 maximum aperture benefits working in low-light conditions as well as offers increased control over depth of field for selective focus imagery.
The optical design incorporates one aspherical element to control spherical aberrations, an employs a double-gauss configuration in order to realize sharper, clearer image quality throughout the aperture range with reduced field curvature.
A DC actuator is also employed to provide quick and precise autofocus performance that is also quiet to suit video recording applications. It has a rounded seven-blade diaphragm is featured to render out-of-focus highlights with a smooth, circular appearance. Characterized by its straight-forward design, this go-to lens balances both ease of handling along with enhanced image quality.
• Focal Length: 50mm
• Camera Mount: Sony E-Mount (Full-Frame)
• Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
• Angle of View: 47°
• Minimum Focus Distance: 1.48′ (45 cm)
• Elements/Groups: 6/5
• One Aspherical Element
• Double-Gauss Optical Design
• Autofocus: Yes
• Diaphram: Rounded Seven-Blade Diaphragm
• Filter Thread: 49 mm
• Dimensions DxL: 2.70 x 2.34″
• Weight: 6.56 oz (186 g)