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Keywords: Sony Tele Prime E-Mount APS-C OSS Stabilized tested lens


Registered: December 2010
Posts: 22
Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS SEL50F18 review by Beachrider
Review Date: 6/9/2013 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $300.00| Rating: 10 

Pros: Light, fast, very sharp, OSS effective, key APSC focal length, contrasty, fast focus, useful hood,
Cons: Not a pancake, no distance meter, not as fast focus as A-Mount w/LA-EA2

A very useful lens. All advanced tracking and field detection function while minimizing the limits of CDAF environment. Use with A6000 and upgraded firmware VASTLY improves focussing with Hybrid-AF on that camera.

Registered: November 2012
Posts: 8
Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS SEL50F18 review by brugj03
Review Date: 11/4/2012 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $300.00| Rating: 9 

Pros: Extremely sharp, well balanced on nex 7, very cheap for the performance,OSS and fast.
Cons: Inconsistant production quality

Bought this lens as a short portrait and landscape lens.
It`s very sharp indeed even ad full aperture, which is a fast 1.8.

There are some issues with mechanical noise, i brought 1 back to the store which had severe mechanical noise, my current also has some noise but not that bad.
The focus ring turns very smooth and feels right.

I`m very pleased with the image quality which is contrasty and clear, the OSS makes this already fast lens even better which is incredible.

I would recommend this lens for all nex shooters. It`s great.

Registered: October 2012
Posts: 52
Sony E 50mm f/1.8 OSS SEL50F18 review by dugong5pm
Review Date: 10/20/2012 Would you recommend the product? Yes | Total Spent: $300.00| Rating: 8 

Pros: fast, sharp, has OSS, light, nicely build
Cons: none

I wish all lenses were this good. It has so much values in a fairly low price. It has good performance, light, nicely build, and it has OSS too! this OSS can be really handy in most situations, considering this is more like a short telephoto lens (75mm equivalent). I think nothing to be complained about this lens. I use this along with the 16/2.8 and Sigma 30/2.8 (as a normal lens), and they never let me down.


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