Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Portrait Lens

The perfect 85 mm F1.4 portrait lens with outstanding sharpness dissolving to magnificent bokeh

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Portrait Lens

Sony FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Portrait Lens

The perfect 85 mm F1.4 portrait lens with outstanding sharpness dissolving to magnificent bokeh

SKU: SEL85F14GM.SYX

Cat no: 17718

  • Premium G Master Series Mid-range telephoto prime lens
  • Bright F1.4 maximum aperture
  • Circular 11-blade aperture for beautiful defocus effects
  • Sony Nano AR Coating to eliminate flare and ghosting
  • Dust and moisture-resistant design
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FE 85mm f/1.4 GM Portrait Lens

The perfect 85 mm F1.4 portrait lens with outstanding sharpness dissolving to magnificent bokeh

A prized focal length for portraiture, the FE 85mm f/1.4 GM from Sony is a fast, short-telephoto lens designed for E-mount mirrorless digital cameras. Characterized by its flattering perspective and fast f/1.4 maximum aperture, this lens is adept at isolation focus for shallow depth of field effects, as well as performing in low-light conditions.

The optical design incorporates three extra-low dispersion elements to reduce chromatic aberrations and one XA (extreme aspherical) element, which significantly controls spherical aberrations for a high degree of image sharpness and clarity. Additionally, a Nano AR coating has been applied to limit ghosting and lens flare for increased contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions. Pairing a bright f/1.4 aperture with a short-telephoto focal length, this 85mm lens is ideally suited for portraiture and other situations where focus control is paramount.

Complementing the optical assets, this lens is also notable for its inclusion of an 11-blade circular diaphragm to produce smooth, soft-edged bokeh with selective focus imagery. For controlling focus, a linear SSM (Super Sonic wave Motor) is employed that is quick and quiet, and also lends more responsive control for manual focus operation. The lens also sports a dust- and moisture-sealed design to support shooting in inclement conditions and a dedicated focus hold button, AF/MF switch, and manual aperture ring lend further control while shooting.

  • As part of Sony's esteemed G Master series, this lens is designed to achieve notably high resolution and sharpness through the correction of a wide variety of spherical and chromatic aberrations. Additionally, these lenses feature robust and intuitive-to-handle physical designs to benefit both photography and cine applications.
  • A portrait-length prime designed for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras, this 85mm f/1.4 is also compatible with APS-C models where it will provide a 127.5mm equivalent focal length.
  • Fast f/1.4 maximum aperture benefits working in difficult lighting conditions and also offers a wealth of control over focus position when using shallow depth of field techniques.
  • One XA element is incorporated into the optical design, which features superior surface precision for effective control over astigmatism, field curvature, coma, and other spherical aberrations.
  • Three extra-low dispersion elements are featured in the lens design and help to reduce chromatic aberrations and color fringing for improved clarity and color neutrality.
  • A Nano AR Coating has been applied to reduce surface reflections, flare, and ghosting for increased contrast and color rendering in strong lighting conditions.
  • Rounded 11-blade diaphragm contributes to a pleasing bokeh quality when employing selective focus techniques.
  • A linear SSM system and internal focus mechanism provides quick, quiet, and precise autofocus performance and also contributes to more natural, intuitive manual focus control.
  • Dust- and moisture-sealed design better permits working in inclement conditions and rubberized control rings benefit handling in colder temperatures.
  • Manual aperture ring can be de-clicked for smooth, silent aperture switching to benefit video applications.

Product Specification

Focal Length: 85mm
Aperture

  • Maximum: f/1.4
  • Minimum: f/16

Camera Mount Type: Sony E (Full-Frame)
Format Compatibility: 35mm Film / Full-Frame Digital Sensor
Angle of View: 19°
Minimum Focus Distance: 2.62' (80 cm)
Magnification 0.12x
Elements/Groups: 11/8
Diaphragm Blades: 11, Rounded
Image Stabilization: No
Autofocus: Yes

Filter Thread: Front: 77 mm
Dimensions (DxL): Approx. 3.52 x 4.23" (89.5 x 107.5 mm)
Weight: 1.80 lb (820 g)

  • ALC-F77S 77mm Front Lens Cap
  • R1EM Rear Lens Cap for E-Mount Lenses (Dark Gray)
  • ALC-SH142 Lens Hood
  • Lens Case
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

Standard Limited Warranty

Sony warrants that the Equipment shall be free from defects in materials or workmanship during the Warranty Period (defined below).

Subject to the exclusions detailed below, if the Equipment fails to conform to this Warranty and the purchaser notifies Sony in writing within the Warranty Period, Sony shall, without charge for labour or parts, (in its sole discretion), repair or replace the Equipment on the terms and conditions set out below.

Where Sony choose to replace the Equipment, and new Equipment of the relevant model is not available Sony may replace the Equipment with a refurbished version of that model. In the event that neither new nor a refurbished model is available, Sony will use its reasonable endeavours to supply a like for like replacement, at Sony’s discretion, and where such like for like replacement is not available Sony shall supply a suitable alternative replacement.

Where Sony chooses to repair the Equipment Sony requires the purchaser to return the same to Sony at the purchaser’s expense.

Warranty period
The warranty period is one (1) year from the date of purchase by the original end-user customer, unless:

  • An exceptional warranty period applying to the Equipment or a component part thereof is published on the Sony website;
  • The Equipment has been repaired or replaced under warranty, in which case the warranty applies until the end of the original warranty period, or six (6) months from the date of such repair or replacement, whichever is longer;
  • The equipment is software, in which case Sony will warrant the media on which any software is delivered for ninety (90) days from the date of original purchase by an end-user customer*; or
  • The Equipment is B-Graded product in which case the warranty period is ninety (90) days from the date of original purchase by an end-user customer.
  • *All software is provided ‘as is’ unless expressly stated in the accompanying documentation. Customers are advised to make back-up copies of all software and/or data sent to or accompanying products sent to Sony. Sony is not responsible for any damage to or loss of any programs, data or other information stored on any media or any part of the Equipment which may be returned for service under this warranty.

Warranty claims and validation
The purchaser presenting to Sony (either via the properly authorised Sony dealer from whom the product was purchased or by contacting Sony directly at the address stated below) the original sales invoice (indicating the date of purchase by the original end-user customer, serial number and the original dealer’s name) together with the defective Equipment within the Warranty Period; and Inspection by Sony (or its authorised service agent) disclosing to the satisfaction of Sony that:

  • The defect in the Equipment has arisen from defects in workmanship or materials during the Warranty Period
  • None of the exclusions apply

Exclusions
The following are excluded from warranty:

  • Damage caused by:
  • Acts of God or any reason beyond Sony’s reasonable control
  • Misuse, including (but not limited to) failure to use the equipment for its normal purpose in accordance with Sony’s instructions on its proper use and maintenance
  • Improper operation or maintenance of the equipment
  • Connection to improper power supply
  • Attempted repair by anyone other than a properly Sony authorised service agent
  • Use of the equipment in conjunction with third party accessories, products or ancillary peripheral equipment
  • Equipment where the manufacturer’s serial number has been altered, deleted, removed, or made illegible
  • Equipment which has been adjusted or adapted without Sony’s prior written consent, including (but not limited to): upgrading the equipment beyond specifications or features described in the instruction manual, or modifications to the equipment to conform it to national or local technical or safety standards in countries other than those for which the equipment was specifically designed and manufactured
  • Consumable parts
  • Normal wear and tear of parts, as defined by Sony for example in service manuals, unless there is evidence of a manufacturing defect
  • Damage or loss to any software programs, data, or removable storage media Costs associated with de-installation, re-installation or integration into a system
  • Any additional exclusions which may apply to specific products or product types the details of which is published on the Sony website
  • Additional Exclusions: Lamp warranty Terms & Conditions 

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  • 24/7 helpdesk hours
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  • On-site engineer visits
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