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Zeiss Batis Sonnar T* FE 85 mm f/ 1.8 Lens

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Zeiss Batis Sonnar T* FE 85 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Zeiss Batis Sonnar T* FE 85 mm f/ 1.8 lens

Optical design

Zeiss Batis Sonnar T* FE 85 mm f/ 1.8 optical design

Format: 35mm SLR

Type: Prime lens

Focusing: Auto Focus (AF)

Lens mounts: Sony E

First year of production: 2015

Optical design: 11 elements / 8 groups

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Average price: $1199


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Additional information:
  • Angle of view of 29° / 24° / 16°; on a 35mm full frame sensor
  • Oled display

Zeiss Batis Sonnar T* FE 85mm f/1,8 is prime lens for full frame Sony E or  APS-C (127,5 mm equivalent).


The primary differences between Milvus, Otus, Loxia, Batis and Touit are:

  • Milvus:   for Canon EF (ZE)  and  Nikon F (ZF.2) mount,  manual focus
  • Otus:   for Canon EF (ZE)  and  Nikon F (ZF.2) mount,  manual focus
  • Batis:   for Sony E-mount,  autofocus
  • Touit:   for Sony E-mount  and  FujiFilm X,  manual focus
  • Loxia:  for Sony E-mount,  manual focus

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Posted by: Milos Stradiot   Date of publication: 27.03.2016

Mechanical quality5.002
Optical quality5.002
Pricing / Value5.002
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Owner reviews: Zeiss Batis Sonnar T* FE 85 mm f/ 1.8

Ferenc Boloni 16.01.2018 14:26:51
Period of use: 1 year


Amazing lens sharp wide open nice bokeh and on lens is not writed but have image stabilization this is the reason why i buy it instead the cheaper the same optic quality Sony lens .


In low lights conditions sometimes ghosting ...hard focusing .


If some think in professional  way of portrait or fashion photography is a great choice this time they are some new other better lenses even at f/1.4 but not image stabilized .