Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS

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Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS
SEL35F18 lens.jpg
Lens mount(s)Sony E-mount
Technical data
Focus driveAutofocus
Focal length35mm
Focal length (35mm equiv.)52.5mm
Image formatAPS-C
Aperture (max/min)f/1.8-22
Close focus distance0.30 metres (0.98 ft)
Max. magnification0.215x
Diaphragm blades7
Construction8 elements in 6 groups
Manual focus overrideYes Yes
Weather-sealingNo No
Lens-based stabilizationYes Yes
Aperture ringNo No
Diameter64.7 millimetres (2.55 in)
Weight155 grams (0.342 lb)
Filter diameter49mm
Lens hoodPetal-type lens hood
Retail info

The Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS is a constant aperture standard prime lens for the Sony E-mount, released by Sony on September 12, 2012.[1][2][3]

Build quality[edit]

The lens has a black plastic exterior in a high quality finish. Its autofocus is fast and silent.

Image quality[edit]

Wide open the sharpness of the lens is about average in the corners and good in the center but stopping down sharpness increases reaching its sweet-spot at f/5.6.[4]

Distortion is very low (barrel shaped), vignetting mild wide open.[5][6] Chromatic aberrations are visible especially when shooting against the sun.[4][7]

Bokeh is soft especially wide open. Colour rendition is neutral.[4][7]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSS". Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  2. ^ "E 35 mm F1.8 OSS | SEL35F18 | Sony US". Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  3. ^ "Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSS Lens SEL35F18 B&H Photo Video". Retrieved 2017-06-17.
  4. ^ a b c "Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS for Sony E mount test/review on Sony Alpha Blog". Sony Alpha Blog. 2018-09-18. Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  5. ^ "Sony 35mm f/1.8". Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  6. ^ "Sony E 35mm f/1.8 OSS (SEL-35F18) - Review / Lens Test Report - Analysis". Retrieved 2019-06-21.
  7. ^ a b "Sony NEX 35mm F/1.8 OSS review". Retrieved 2019-06-21.