Sony FE 85mm F1.8 Lens Compared to the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 85mm F1.8 LensCanon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens
  Sony FE 85mm F1.8 Lens Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM Lens
Year Introduced20171992
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups9/89/7
Angle of View: Diagonal29°28°30'
Angle of View: Horizontal24°
Angle of View: Vertical16°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.8-22 f/1.8-22
Number of Aperture Blades 9 8
Rounded Aperture? Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 13.1 oz  (371g) 15 oz  (425g)
Actual Weight 13.1 oz  (370g) 14.1 oz  (400g)
Lens Hood Weight 0.9 oz  (25g) 1.1 oz  (30g)
In-Use Weight 13.9 oz  (395g) 15.2 oz  (430g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.07 x 3.23”  (78 x 82mm) 2.95 x 2.83”  (75 x 72mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.07 x 3.44”  (78 x 87.5mm) 2.96 x 3.15”  (75.3 x 79.9mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 3.44”  (87.5mm) 3.15”  (79.9mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.4 x 1.62”  (86.3 x 41.1mm) 3.45 x 2.06”  (87.6 x 52.2mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 4.9 - 4.9”  (124.4 - 124.4mm) 5.01 - 5.01”  (127.2 - 127.2mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.98”  (25mm) 0.73”  (18.6mm)
Filter Size 67mm  UV ► CP ► 58mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type DLAF Ring USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 149° 81°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type N Y / Window
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 31.5”  (800mm) 33.46”  (850mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 27.83”  (707mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.13x 0.13x
Magnification Range with 12mm Ext Tube 0.27-0.15x
Magnification Range with 25mm Ext Tube 0.44-0.32x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N N
Zoom Ring Lock Switch? N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ALC-SH150 Buy ► N / ET-65III Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? N N
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? N / N / LP1014 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 85mm = 9.51' 85mm = 9.82'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 85mm = 2899mm 85mm = 2993mm
 
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