96points

Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*

72points

Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di

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Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T* vs Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di

Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*
Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di
Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*
Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di
96
points
72
points

Why is Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T* better than Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di?

  • Has full-time manual focus
  • 4.2f wider aperture at maximum focal length
    1.4fvs5.6f
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
  • Weather sealed
  • 63.16% wider aperture at minimum focal length
    f/1.4 vs3.8f
  • Has or is a prime lens
  • Has rounded aperture blades
  • Lens hood is reversible

Why is Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di better than Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*?

  • 0.31m shorter minimum focus distance
    0.49mvs0.8m
  • 206g lighter
    354gvs560g
  • Is a macro lens
  • 57mm shorter minimum focal length
    28mmvs85mm
  • 115mm longer maximum focal length
    200mmvs85mm
  • Has focus motor
  • 7° narrower minimum angle of view
    12°vs19°
  • 46° wider maximum angle of view
    75°vs29°

Miscellaneous

1.Is a macro lens
Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*
Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di

A macro lens is used to take very close-up photos, allowing you to capture flowers, insects etc. in great detail. A macro lens is any lens with 1:1 magnification.

2.Has full-time manual focus
Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*
Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di

With full-time manual focus, you can move the focus ring whilst it is in AF (autofocus) mode. This means that you can make manual adjustments once the AF has finished, without changing to manual mode.

3.widest aperture at maximum focal length

1.4f

5.6f

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Samyang XP 50mm f/1.2

1.2f

4.has built-in optical image stabilization
Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*
Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.

5.Weather sealed
Sony 85mm F1.4 ZA Carl Zeiss Planar T*
Tamron 28-200mm F/3.8-5.6 XR Di

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.minimum focus distance

0.8m

0.49m

This is the closest distance that the lens can focus. A shorter minimum focus distance allows you to get closer to your subject, and is particularly important when doing macro photography.

Best

Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF

0.02m

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