Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM Lens Compared to the Sony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Lens

SpecificationsSony FE 50mm F1.2 GM LensSony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Lens
  Sony FE 50mm F1.2 GM Lens Sony FE 50mm F1.4 ZA Lens
Year Introduced20212016
Mounts OnFull-FrameFull-Frame, APS-C
Lenses / Groups14/1012/9
Angle of View: Diagonal47°47°
 
Aperture  
Aperture Range - Wide / Long f/1.2-16 f/1.4-16
Number of Aperture Blades 11 11
Rounded Aperture? Y Y
 
Weight  
Manufacturer Specification Weight 27.5 oz  (778g) 27.5 oz  (778g)
Actual Weight 27.5 oz  (779.1g) 27.4 oz  (776.2g)
Lens Hood Weight 1.9 oz  (52.7g) 1.2 oz  (33.1g)
In-Use Weight 29.3 oz  (831.4g) 28.6 oz  (809.3g)
 
Size  
Manufacturer Spec Size (DxL) 3.43 x 4.25”  (87 x 108mm) 3.29 x 4.25”  (83.5 x 108mm)
Measured Size (DxL) 3.41 x 4.46”  (87 x 113.2mm) 3.24 x 4.43”  (82.2 x 112.5mm)
Max Length at Full Extension 4.46”  (113.2mm) 4.43”  (112.5mm)
Internal Focusing? / Extends with Focusing? Y / N Y / N
Lens Hood Size (DxL) 3.84 x 1.84”  (97.5 x 46.7mm) 3.62 x 2.26”  (92 x 57.3mm)
Lens Length with Hood (Min-Max) 6.12 - 6.12”  (155.5 - 155.5mm) 6.55 - 6.55”  (166.4 - 166.4mm)
Size of Rings: Focus / Zoom 0.92”  (23.4mm) 1.31”  (33.3mm)
Filter Size 72mm  UV ► CP ► 72mm  UV ► CP ►
Front Element (Filter Mount) Rotates N N
 
Focus  
AF Motor Type Quad XD Linear RDSSM
Full Time Manual Focus Y Y
Focus Ring Rotation 150° 160°
Focus Limiter? / Focus Limiter Ranges N N
Distance Scale? / Type N N
 
Close Focus  
Specified Min Focus Distance 15.75”  (400mm) 17.72”  (450mm)
Tested Min Focus Distance (Wide / Long) 15.28”  (388mm) 11.18”  (284mm)
Maximum Magnification (MM) 0.17x 0.15x
 
Features  
Tripod Ring Included? / Removable? / N
Lens Hood Included / Model? Y / ALC-SH163 Buy ► Y / ALC-SH143 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 / Pouch
47.25" x 31.5" Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 5.75' 50mm = 5.89'
1200mm x 800mm Subject Framing Distance 50mm = 1754mm 50mm = 1794mm
 
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