Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Sonnar

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The Sony FE 55mm f/1.8 ZA Sonnar is a full-frame E-mount lens designed for the Sony Alpha a7 and a7R. Key features include:

  • Full Frame E-mount. As a part of the FE line of lenses, the FE 55mm f/1.8 is designed to cover the full-frame sensor of the a7 / a7R. Since it is an E-mount lens, it’s also fully compatible with APS-C NEX cameras.
  • Normal Range. When used on a full-frame camera, it provides a normal range focal length that’s great for street, portrait, and all-around general purpose photography. With an APS-C sensor camera, you’ll have a short telephoto length of about 83mm that’s perfect for portraiture. The fast f/1.8 aperture is great for low-light shooting and subject-background isolation.
  • Internal Focusing. Enables the lens to remain the same physical size during focusing. This also allows improved filter use as the front element doesn’t rotate.
  • Advanced Optics. The FE 55mm f/1.8 features three aspherical elements that reduce spherical aberrations and help to produce high image sharpness and clarity. Additionally, the Carl Zeiss T* anti-reflective coating eliminates lens flare and ghosting while providing the famous high micro-contrast Zeiss look. Its nine-blade aperture diaphragm gives images smooth out-of-focus areas when a shallow depth-of-field is desired.
  • High Build Quality. Like the a7 / a7R, the FE 55mm offers dust- and moisture-resistant sealing for use in less than ideal conditions. The all-metal barrel provides gives the lens a solid feel, with a smooth, responsive manual focus ring.
Filter Size
49mm (nonrotating front element)
0.62 lb
Minimum Focusing Distance
Maximum Magnification
Angle of view: (full frame)
Zoom method
Image Stabilization
Focusing System
Inner focusing, full-time manual
Aperture Blades
9, curved
Low Dispersion Elements
Fluorite Elements
Aspherical Elements
Weather Resistant
Flare resistance
Carl Zeiss T* coating
Sony Alpha
  • Lens w/ front and rear caps
  • Hood
  • Lens pouch

LensRentals.com offers rentals ranging in length from 1 to 90 days. The shopping cart will automatically update the quoted price as you adjust the length of your rental. Our most common rental periods are shown below:

Rental Period Waiver Price Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $7.00 $47.00 $54.00 $18.00
4 days $8.00 $50.00 $58.00 $14.50
7 days $10.00 $67.00 $77.00 $11.00
10 days $14.00 $90.00 $104.00 $10.40
14 days $18.00 $117.00 $135.00 $9.64
21 days $24.00 $157.00 $181.00 $8.62
30 days $30.00 $198.00 $228.00 $7.60
45 days $39.00 $258.00 $297.00 $6.60
60 days $45.00 $302.00 $347.00 $5.78
90 days $58.00 $389.00 $447.00 $4.97
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $47.00 $15.67
4 days $50.00 $12.50
7 days $67.00 $9.57
10 days $90.00 $9.00
14 days $117.00 $8.36
21 days $157.00 $7.48
30 days $198.00 $6.60
45 days $258.00 $5.73
60 days $302.00 $5.03
90 days $389.00 $4.32

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