Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG DN Type, Sony-E

Sony E, Full size, APS-C / DX

The 85mm F1.4 DG DN | Art combines a clear and delicate rendering performance, which is requisite for portrait photography, with beautiful, rich bokeh effects only possible with lenses such as a large-diameter...

Key specifications

Sensor compatibility
APS-C / DX, Full size
625 g
Focus type
Lens type
Fix, Normal Lens
Bayonet lens mount
Sony E
Focal length
85 mm
Item number

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Color FotoSingle testReleaseAugust 2023

On both Panasonic and Sony, the standard focal length shows an unusually even image quality at all three measured apertures at the highest level. In the centre, the resolution increases from good to very good values as the aperture is stopped down. The contrast in the centre of the image behaves similarly...

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Color FotoSingle testReleaseJanuary 2021

Sigma has recalculated the fast 85 for the Sony A7 cameras and almost halved the weight to 625 grams. At open aperture, the resolution is good, but a few hundred line pairs away from the best. The contrast reaches top values, the edge drop remains low. Stopping down brings a good 100 LP, the contrast increases further, at the same time the edge drop drops further...