Monday, September 1, 2014

Zeiss Loxia 35mm and 50mm Lens Specs for Sony A7 Cameras

Here are the specs for the upcoming Loxia lenses by Carl Zeiss designed for the Sony A7 family and other E-mount cameras. The first two announced are the Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon and the 50mm f/2 Planar.  Both lenses share the same physical dimensions and filter ring thread.  They are manual focus lenses with electronic coupling to Sony E-mount cameras.

zeiss loxia lens specs

Loxia 2/35 Biogon




NameZeiss Loxia 2/35 Biogon
Focal Length35mm 
Aperture Rangef/2.0 to f/22
Elements / Groups 9 / 6
Focusing Range
1 ft. to ∞ / 0.3 m to ∞ 
Field Angle63° diag. / 54° horiz. / 37° vert.
Dimensions∅2.4 x 2.6 in. (∅62.1 x 66mm)
Weight12 oz. (340 g)
Filter ThreadM52 x 0.75
Release DateEnd of Q4 2014
Price$1299

zeiss loxia 35mm biogon mtf chart

Loxia 2/35 Biogon MTF Chart





zeiss loxia lens specs

Loxia 2/50 Planar


NameZeiss Loxia 2/50 Planar
Focal Length50mm 
Aperture Rangef/2.0 to f/22
Elements / Groups 6 / 4
Focusing Range
1.5 ft. to ∞ / 0.45 m to ∞ 
Field Angle46.8° diag. / 39.3° horiz. / 26.7° vert.
Dimensions∅2.4 x 2.6 in. (∅62.1 x 66mm)
Weight11.3 oz. (320 g)
Filter ThreadM52 x 0.75
Release DateOct. 2014
Price$949

zeiss loxia 50mm planar mtf chart

Loxia 2/50 Planar MTF Chart




Download the Loxia 2/35 Data Sheets here.

Download the Loxia 2/50 Planar Data Sheets here.

*Updated by adding data sheet downloads, MTF Charts, Release Date, and Pricing.


Pre-order the Loxia 35mm Biogon and Loxia 50mm Planar from Adorama.