Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Compared to the Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM LensCanon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens
  Sony FE 50mm f/1.2 GM Lens Canon RF 50mm F1.2 L USM Lens
Year Introduced20212018
Mounts OnFull FrameFull Frame
Lenses / Groups14/1015/9
Angle of View: Diagonal47°46°
Angle of View: Horizontal40°00'
Angle of View: Vertical27°30'
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.2-16 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 33.4 oz  (945g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.6 oz  (45g)
In-Use Weight 34.9 oz  (990g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.43 x 4.25”  (87 x 108mm) 3.54 x 4.25”  (89.8 x 108mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.53 x 4.53”  (89.6 x 115.1mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.53”  (115.1mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.97 x 2.5”  (100.8 x 63.6mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.77 - 6.77”  (172 - 172mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 1.1”  (28mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ► 77mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Quad XD Linear USM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 360°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N Y /
2.62' (0.8m) - ∞
Full
Distance Scale? / Type N N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 15.75”  (400mm) 15.75”  (400mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 15.51”  (394mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.17x 0.19x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? / N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ALC-SH163 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 / Soft Case Buy ► Y / LP1319 Buy ►
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 5.95'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1814mm
 
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