If you ordered a $550 Sony 85mm f/1.8 FE from Amazon for $249, it seems that you aren’t getting it after all. Even though this isn’t its first pricing error, Amazon has canceled all orders of the $249 Sony lens because it was “displayed at an incorrect price.”
Sony’s new FE 85mm f/1.8 lens comes in at around half the price of the Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8. It’s also a third the price of the Sony 85mm f/1.4 G Master lens. We’ve already seen how the Sony & Zeiss f/1.8 lenses compare, but how does it stack up against the vastly more expensive Sony 85mm f/1.4?
Well, according to photographer Manny Ortiz, extremely well. He sees is as a fantastic option for both hobbyists and professionals who are looking to save a little money.