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      Sony Full Frame 85mm f1.8 Lens

      Temporarily Out of Stock
      Manufacturer part SEL85F18/2 | Dell part AA835997 | Order Code aa835997 | Sony

      FE 85mm F1.8

      There's nothing like the sharpness and smooth bokeh of a well-designed mid-range telephoto prime lens for portraiture, and the SEL85F18 is a standout choice.
      FE 85mm F1.8


      High corner-to-corner resolution

      This compact, easy-to-handle lens offers fine prime lens performance with high corner-to-corner resolution. A precision optical design includes one ED (Extra-low Dispersion) glass element to effectively minimize chromatic aberration, while spherical aberration is tightly controlled for high overall sharpness with smooth bokeh when required.

      Beautiful bokeh enhances portraits

      Spherical aberration is carefully optimized to achieve the best possible balance between resolution and smooth, natural bokeh that can provide a perfect backdrop for a wide range of subjects, while a 9-blade circular aperture contributes to beautiful bokeh highlights. 85 mm is often a photographer's first choice for people and portraits.

      Mobile and manageable for active shooting

      A compact, lightweight design that is ideally matched to the α7 series offers a great blend of portability and high image quality for portraits, events and more. Even though the SEL85F18 features and advanced optical design add up to impressive overall performance, its 371-gram (13.1-ounce) weight makes it a great choice for active, on-the-go shooting.

      Quiet, precise focus drive

      A double linear motor actuator system directly drives the lens's focus mechanism without noisy intervening gears, for precision positioning and quiet operation that are great for movies as well as stills.

      Quality build, versatile features

      A customizable focus hold button can be assigned to other functions such as Eye AF, for example, while a wide, responsive focus ring offers improved manual focus comfort and precision. A dust- and moisture-resistant design plus other refinements add up to outstanding quality and photographic versatility.

      Reliable in challenging conditions

      A sealed dust- and moisture-resistant design1 provides extra protection and ensures reliable operation in challenging environments. Shoot with confidence in light rain or windy conditions.

      Lens Specifications
      MountSony E-mount
      Format35 mm full frame
      Focal Length (mm)85
      35 mm equivalent focal length (APS-C)127.5
      Lens Groups / Elements8-9
      Angle of View (35mm)29°
      Angle of View (APS-C)19°2
      Maximum aperture (F)1.8
      Minimum Aperture (F)22
      Aperture Blades9
      Circular ApertureYes
      Minimum Focus Distance0.8 m (2.63 ft)
      Maximum Magnification ratio (x)0.13
      Filter Diameter (mm)67
      Image stabilization (SteadyShot)- (body-integrated)
      Teleconverter compatibility (x1.4)-
      Teleconverter compatibility (x2.0)-
      Hood TypeRound shape, bayonet type
      Size & Weight
      Dimensions (D x L)78 x 82 mm (3 1/8 x 3 1/4 in)
      Weight371 g (13.1 oz)

      • Hood (model): ALC-SH150
      • Lens front cap: ALC-F67S
      • Lens rear cap: ALC-R1EM

      There's nothing like the sharpness and smooth bokeh of a well-designed mid-range telephoto prime lens for portraiture, and the SEL85F18 is a standout choice. It features a compact, lightweight design for mobility, with high-performance optics and a large F1.8 maximum aperture that deliver outstanding image quality. An excellent second lens for both full-frame and APS-C camera users.

      Tech Specs

      3.2 in
      3.1 in
      13.09 oz

      Lens System
      Telephoto lens
      Special Functions
      Intended For
      Camcorder, mirrorless system
      Focal Length
      85 mm
      Lens Aperture
      Minimum Aperture
      Min Focus Distance
      31.5 in
      Focus Adjustment
      Automatic, manual
      Max View Angle
      29 degrees
      Lens Construction
      8 groups / 9 elements
      Filter Size
      67 mm
      Diaphragm Blades
      Mounting Type
      Sony E-mount
      ED glass, dustproof, linear AF motor, focus hold button, moisture-resistant

      Included Accessories
      Lens hood, dust cap, lens cap

      Manufacturer Warranty
      Service & Support
      Limited warranty - parts and labor - 1 year

      Compatibility Information
      Designed For
      • Sony NEX-FS700U, NEX-FS700UK
      • Sony Handycam NEX-VG10, NEX-VG10E, NEX-VG20, NEX-VG20E, NEX-VG20EH, NEX-VG20H, NEX-VG30, NEX-VG30E, NEX-VG30EH, NEX-VG30H, NEX-VG900
      • Sony α NEX 3A, 3D, 3K, 3NL, 3NY, 5A, 5D, 5H, 5K, 5N, 5ND, 5NK, 5NY, 5R, 5RK, 5RL, 5RY, 5T, 5TL, 5TY, 6, 6L, 6Y, 7, 7K, C3, C3A, C3D, C3K, F3, F3D, F3K, F3Y
      • Sony α3000 ILCE-3000, ILCE-3000K
      • Sony α3500 ILCE-3500J
      • Sony α5000 ILCE-5000, ILCE-5000L, ILCE-5000Y
      • Sony α5100 ILCE-5100, ILCE-5100L, ILCE-5100LT, ILCE-5100Y, ILCE-5100YB
      • Sony α6000 ILCE-6000, ILCE-6000L, ILCE-6000Y
      • Sony α6100 ILCE-6100, ILCE-6100 UC2, ILCE-6100L, ILCE-6100L UC2, ILCE-6100Y, ILCE-6100Y UC2
      • Sony α6300 ILCE-6300, ILCE-6300L, ILCE-6300M
      • Sony α6400 ILCE-6400, ILCE-6400L, ILCE-6400M, ILCE-6400Y
      • Sony α6500 ILCE-6500
      • Sony α6600 ILCE-6600, ILCE-6600M
      • Sony α7 ILCE-7, ILCE-7K
      • Sony α7 II ILCE-7M2, ILCE-7M2K
      • Sony α7 III ILCE-7M3, ILCE-7M3K
      • Sony α7C ILCE-7C
      • Sony α7R ILCE-7R
      • Sony α7R II ILCE-7RM2
      • Sony α7R III ILCE-7RM3
      • Sony α7s ILCE-7S
      • Sony α7s II ILCE-7SM2
      • Sony α9

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