Planar T* 85 mm F1.4 ZA (SAL85F14Z), Mount Adapter LA-EA4, M mode, 1/320 sec., F1.4, ISO 100, Manual white balance

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Planar T* 85 mm F1.4 ZA (SAL85F14Z), Mount Adapter LA-EA4, M mode, 1/320 sec., F1.4, ISO 100, Manual white balance

If you're considering a full-frame medium-telephoto prime lens, you can't go wrong with the SAL85F14Z. This superb prime lens represents the finest performance available in the 85 mm class. With its large F1.4 maximum aperture, exceptional sharpness, and stunning bokeh, it is ideal for handheld shooting in low light, especially when used with SteadyShot INSIDE in-camera image stabilization.
Planar T* 85 mm F1.4 ZA (SAL85F14Z), Mount Adapter LA-EA4, M mode, 1/320 sec., F1.4, ISO 100, Manual white balance

Consistent ZEISS® quality at all apertures

From the widest F1.4 aperture to fully stopped down, this spectacular lens offers natural reproduction with superior sharpness, contrast, and well-defined blacks. The ZEISS® Planar design also minimizes distortion and aberration so that shapes, colors, and delicate gradations are reproduced with outstanding realism.

Portraits your subjects will love

The ZEISS® Planar lens for interchangeable lens digital cameras is a new-generation model that allows gorgeous portraits to be captured at a relaxed distance from the subject, while providing superior image clarity and also smooth, natural bokeh that adds depth to your portraits.

Soft, smooth bokeh makes subjects pop

ZEISS® quality extends from exceptional clarity to gorgeous background bokeh that can make in-focus subjects really stand out. A 9-blade circular aperture works with this lens's F1.4 maximum aperture to produce beautifully smooth background bokeh with natural highlights when desired.

Easy, consistent focusing and control

Handling is enhanced by a focus hold button right on the lens barrel that provides convenient fingertip focus lock control, and a wide focus ring that is easy and comfortable to operate. The fact that the focus ring does not rotate during autofocus operation improves handling too.

Clear images in low light

With its large F1.4 maximum aperture the SAL85F14Z is a great choice for hand-held shooting in low light. Its low-light capability is further reinforced when used with a camera that features SteadyShot INSIDE, the in-camera image stabilization system that effectively compensates for camera shake in a wide range of shooting situations.

ZEISS® T* coating

ZEISS® lenses are renowned for their outstanding color reproduction and contrast. The ZEISS® T* coating is an important contributing factor, effectively suppressing spurious reflections that can degrade overall image quality. Flare and ghosting are reduced for enhanced color and contrast that give images a deep, three-dimensional feel.

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Specifications

Lens Specifications
Mount Sony A-mount
Format 35 mm full frame
Focal Length (mm) 85mm
35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C) 127.5mm
Lens Groups / Elements 7/8
Angle of View (35 mm) 29°
Angle of View (APS-C) 19°
Maximum aperture (F) 1.4
Minimum Aperture (F) 22
Aperture Blades 9
Circular Aperture Yes
Minimum Focus Distance 33-7/16"
Maximum Magnification ratio (x) 0.13x
Filter Diameter (mm) 72mm
Image stabilization (SteadyShot) - (Body-integrated)
Size & Weight
Dimensions (Diameter x Length) 3-1/4 x 2-7/8" (81 x 75 mm)
Weight 22.6 oz (640 g)

What's in the Box

  • Lens hood (ALC-SH0002: round shape, bayonet type)
  • Lens front cap
  • Lens rear cap
  • Case