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Lens review

Sony FE 35 mm f/1.4 GM

13 January 2021
Maciej Latałło

6. Distortion



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First let's remind here how other 35 mm system lenses fared in this category. The Sonnar 2.8/35 didn't exactly distinguished itself because on the APS-C sensor its result amounted to +0.83% and it was +1.84% on full frame. The Sony FE 35 mm f/1.8 fared much better as its distortion on the smaller detector was −0.09% and on the bigger detector it amounted to - +0.39%.

The performance of the Sony FE 35 mm f/1.4 GM is much closer to the performance of the 1.8/35 lens. On the APS-C sensor distortion amounts practically to zero, officially being just −0.11%. On full frame you have some chances to notice it but its level is really slight, amounting to +0.73%. It is a result a tad worse than that of the cheaper Sony 1.8/35 but still we think it shouldn't bother you in practical, real life applications.

Sony A7R II, 35 mm, APS-C
Sony FE 35 mm f/1.4 GM - Distortion
Sony A7R II, 35 mm, FF
Sony FE 35 mm f/1.4 GM - Distortion