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Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 for Sony FE-Mount

Item number: 22789
  • Usable with full format and APS-C cameras with Sony E Mount
  • Fixed focal length 85 mm, ideal for portraits
  • Extremely fast thanks to f/1.4 initial aperture
  • Fast, precise autofocus thanks to DSLM (Dual Linear Sonic Motor)
  • image angle on full format 28.9°, on APS-C 19.1°
  • Very soft, pleasant Bokeh
  • UMC multi-layer coating, Samyang's own weather protection
  • Incl. protective bag, 2 lens caps and lens hood
Item description

A small telephoto lens, ideal for portraits, animals and travel
The 85 mm focal length is ideal for subjects that you want to capture or highlight without getting too close to the subject. The angle of view of 28.9° is also particularly suitable for portraits or small groups, as people in this focal length range appear naturally proportioned. Lenses with focal lengths between 80 and 105 millimeters are therefore also called portrait lenses. The AF 85mm F1.4 also performs well as an all-rounder when travelling. For the stitching of panoramas with very high resolution, a lens like this one is predestined, also this focal length allows a good start in the photography of the night sky, for example for parts of the Milky Way. In the zoo, the lens performs just as well as on a photo safari, and you'll be rewarded with enviable shots.

Designed for best performance
For the best possible optical performance of the lens, the light flow has been optimized specifically based on the relation of the lens glass to the position of the Sony camera sensor. The high quality lens is compactly designed with a solid metal body. Screw-in filters can be attached to the 77 mm thread and thus open up further design possibilities. The fast and precise autofocus is a big help, also when shooting moving objects.

High quality optics for crisp images
The interior of this lens consists of 11 glass elements arranged in 8 groups. Thus, a minimum focusing distance of only 90 cm is possible. 4 high refractive lenses (HR) and one with particularly low dispersion (ED) reduce chromatic aberrations and imaging defects and ensure high performance. This is reflected in sharp images with crisp contrasts and natural colors. The optical design is rounded off with Samyang's own UMC multi-coating (Ultra Multi Coating), which avoids reflections and ghost images.

Advantages of a full frame lens on a camera with APS-C sensor
A variety of lens defects such as distortion, blur, or vignetting appear on the outside of the image. If a full-frame lens is used on a camera with an APS-C sensor, these areas are not used. This gives you maximum quality. Additional post-processing time for the correction of lens errors is eliminated. The image angle with APS-C is 19.1° (crop factor 1.6).

Compact Dimensions
The lens, housed in a sturdy aluminium body, is small and compact despite its strong performance features: With a weight of only 568 g, a length of just under 10 cm and a diameter of 8.8 cm, it fits easily in almost any photo bag and does not cause back pain or sweating even on long journeys or tours. Thanks to Samyang's own Weather-Sealing-Protection it is immune to light rain or snow showers.

Technical specification

General information

Product Type Lens
Material Aluminium, Synthetic material, Rubber, Glass, Electronic Components
Product Color Black
Length 99,5mm
Width 88mm


Lens connection Sony E, Sony FE
Developed for Full Frame
Suitable for Sensor APS-C, Full Frame
Crop Factor 1,5
Focal Distance 85mm
Lens Speed 1:1,4
Focusing type Autofocus
Internal Focusing Yes
Lenses / Groups 11 / 8
Number of Aperture Slats 9
Coating UMC - Ultra Multi Coating
Minimum Focusing Distance 0,9m
Lens Diameter 88mm
Filter Diameter 77mm
Angle of View 19,1°
Category Telephoto Lens
Field of Application Lens Art, Journey, Portrait, Nature, Animal, Sport
Camera Model Sony NEX-5T, Sony NEX-3N, Sony NEX-6, Sony NEX-5R, Sony NEX-F3, Sony NEX-5N, Sony NEX-C3, Sony NEX-3, Sony NEX-5, Sony A3000, Sony A5000, Sony A5100, Sony A6000, Sony A6300, Sony A7, Sony A7 II, Sony A7R, Sony A7R II, Sony A7S, Sony A7S II


Girth 781mm
Height of Packaging 175mm
Length of Packaging 128mm
Packaging Material Colour Packaging
Packaging with Euro Hole No
Weight incl. Packaging 836g
Width of Packaging 128mm
Included in delivery
  • 1x Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 for Sony E-Mount (FE)
  • 1x Protective bag
  • 1x Lens hood
  • 2x Lens cap (protection caps for rear and front)
  • 1x Instruction manual in german and english
Examples of Use