Sony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Lens Compared to the Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA LensCanon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens
  Sony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Lens Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens
Year Introduced20162018
Mounts OnFull-Frame, APS-CFull-Frame
Lenses / Groups12/915/9
Angle of View: Diagonal47°46°
Angle of View: Horizontal40°00'
Angle of View: Vertical27°30'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.4-16 f/1.2-16
Number of Aperture Blades 11 10
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 27.5 oz  (778g) 33.5 oz  (950g)
Actual Weight 27.4 oz  (776.2g) 33.4 oz  (945g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.2 oz  (33.1g) 1.6 oz  (45g)
In-Use Weight 28.6 oz  (809.3g) 34.9 oz  (990g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.29 x 4.25”  (83.5 x 108mm) 3.54 x 4.25”  (89.8 x 108mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.24 x 4.43”  (82 x 112.5mm) 3.53 x 4.53”  (89.6 x 115.1mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.43”  (112.5mm) 4.53”  (115.1mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.62 x 2.26”  (92 x 57.3mm) 3.97 x 2.5”  (100.8 x 63.6mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.55 - 6.55”  (166.4 - 166.4mm) 6.77 - 6.77”  (172 - 172mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.31”  (33.3mm) 1.1”  (28mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type RDSSM USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 160° 360°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N Y /
2.62' (0.8m) - ∞
Full
Distance Scale? / Type N N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 17.72”  (450mm) 15.75”  (400mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 11.18”  (284mm) 15.51”  (394mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.15x 0.19x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? N N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ALC-SH143 Buy ► Y / ES-83 Buy ►
Weather Sealed? / Filter Required? Y / Y /
Image Stabilization? / Stops? / Tripod Sensing? N N
Extender Compatible? N N
Case Included? / Type? Y / Pouch Y / LP1319 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 5.89' 50mm = 5.95'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1794mm 50mm = 1814mm
 
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