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Lens review

Carl Zeiss Batis 40 mm f/2 CF

28 August 2020
Maciej Lata³³o

6. Distortion



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The Zeiss Batis 2/40 CF corrects distortion in an exemplary way. On the smaller APS-C sensor the result is practically zero (−0.06%), and on full frame it increases to a still negligible value of −0.24%.

It is a really praiseworthy performance. Among standard 50 mm lenses, after all a bit easier to correct, we've seen results of -1% or even -2%. Batis has practically zero distortion even though its angle of view is wider and, in our opinion, it is one of its more important assets.

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Carl Zeiss Batis 40 mm f/2 CF  - Distortion
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Carl Zeiss Batis 40 mm f/2 CF  - Distortion