Long focal length, fast autofocus, optical image stabilization
Long focal length, fast autofocus, optical image stabilization. Thanks to the outstanding correction of all chromatic aberrations, the ZEISS Batis 2.8/135 is a high-performance telephoto lens with an Apo Sonnar design. The lens is the optimum solution for medium-distance portrait photography.
The advanced correction of the Apo Sonnar lens design ensures extremely realistic portrayal of your subject. To avoid shaking, an optical image stabilizer has also been integrated in the design. The fast and precise autofocus is your guarantee of sharply defined images - even in difficult light. The shallow depth of field at maximum aperture allows the creative combination of focus and blur, allowing you to direct the viewer's attention to the main subject of your photo.
The ZEISS Batis autofocus lenses were specially developed for mirrorless, full-frame system cameras from Sony. The lenses are fully compatible with all E-mount cameras and offer protection against dust and weather in addition to fast and quiet autofocus. For creative photography, the innovative OLED display shows the distance and depth of field to ensure that the focusing range can always be perfectly set. The result: images that will amaze you. The completely new design of the high-speed ZEISS Batis family offers perfect image quality.
Smooth and reliable autofocus The design of the autofocus system requires an extremely accurate shifting of particular lens groups. The focusing system of ZEISS lenses is designed to ensure a robust and smooth-running autofocus mechanism with the best imaging performance.
Optical image stabilization Optical image stabilization gives you clear, steady images in poor light conditions. Combined with the camera's own OIS, it provides you the benefits of both systems. In addition, this feature also allows for perfect images without digital noise, as the ISO values do not have to be increased to compensate for poor light conditions.
Versatile full-frame lens The powerful lens for the mirrorless full-frame system of Sony fulfils the highest requirements. Despite its compact design, the image meets the expectations of professional photographers.
Robust and weatherproof metal construction Thanks to features that are designed to keep out dust and spray water, the lens is perfectly suited for critical outdoor conditions. It is also designed for many years of intensive use.
Innovative OLED display For the first time, you can accurately read the focus distance and depth of field simply and intuitively on the OLED display on the lens. Especially in poor light conditions – excellent readability is always guaranteed.
Lens Design A lens with relatively few glass-air surfaces, it was developed by Dr. Ludwig Bertele at ZEISS in 1930. At the time it was one of the fastest high-speed lenses for 35 mm photography, with apertures as large as 1:1.5 and high contrast thanks to effective stray light reduction. Its high speed and high contrast helped give the lens its name, which is derived from the word “sun,” the symbol of maximum brightness. You continue to find the aforementioned benefits with modern lenses in the normal and telephoto ranges whose optical design is based on this basic type.
Smooth and reliable autofocus
Optical image stabilization
Versatile full-frame lens
Robust and weatherproof metal construction
Innovative OLED display
f/2.8 – f/22
0,87 m (2.9 ft) – ∞
Free working distance
0,74 m (2.4 ft) – ∞
Angular field** (diag. | horiz. | vert.)
18° / 15° / 10°
Diameter of image field
43 mm (1.69")
Coverage at close range (MOD)**
125 x 185 mm (4.9 x 7.3")
Image ratio at minimum object distance
Lens elements | Groups
14 / 11
Flange focal distance
18 mm (0.71")
Entrance pupil position (front of image plane)
M67 x 0.75
Rotation angle of focusing ring
Focusing not mechanically coupled
98 mm (3.9")
Diameter of focusing ring
81 mm (3.2")
Length (with lens caps)
133 mm (5.2")
Length (without lens caps)
120 mm (4.7")
614 g (1.4 lbs)
*) Canon is a trademark or registered trademark of Canon Inc. and/or other members of the Canon Group. Nikon is a registered trademark of Nikon Corporation. Sony is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation. Fujifilm is a registered trademark of Fujifilm Corporation. Leica is a registered trademark of Leica Microsystems IR GmbH.
**) Referring to 24x36 mm format
***) Referring to APS-C format
ZEISS Batis 135mm f/2.8 Lens for Sony E
67mm Front Lens Cap
Rear Lens Cap for ZEISS Touit E-Mount
Lens Hood for Batis 135mm f/2.8 Lens
Limited 2-Year Warranty, Extendable to 3 Years with Online Registration
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