DPR: Best NEX/FE E-Mount Lenses


DPR posted an article listing their picks for the best E-Mount lenses. Below is a condensed version of their list.

Best Sony NEX APS-C Lenses

Kit Lens Replacement

  1. Sony E 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 OSS
  2. Sony Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS

Best Prime

  1. Sigma 30mm F1.4 DC DN | C
  2. Sony Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* E 24mm F1.8 ZA

Best Wide Angle Zoom

  1. Sony E 10-18mm F4 OSS
  2. Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G

Best Telephoto Zoom Lens

  1. Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS
  2. Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS

Best Portrait Lens

  1. Sigma 56mm F1.4 DC DN
  2. Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS
  3. Sony FE 85mm F1.8

Best Macro

  1. Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
  2. Sony E 30mm F3.5 Macro
  3. Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS

Best Travel Zoom

  1. Tamron 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 Di III VC
  2. Sony E 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 OSS

Best Sony Full Frame Lenses

Best Standard Zoom

  1. Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS
  2. Tamron 28-75mm F2.8 Di III RXD
  3. Sony FE 24-70mm F2.8 GM

Best Prime Lens

  1. Sony FE 28mm F2
  2. Samyang (Rokinon) AF 35mm F2.8 FE
  3. Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM Art

Best Wide Angle Zoom

  1. Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G
  2. Sony Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS
  3. Sony FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM

Best Telephoto Zoom Lens

  1. Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS
  2. Sony FE 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G OSS
  3. Sony FE 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM OSS

Best Portrait Lens

  1. Sony 85mm F1.4 GM
  2. Sony FE 85mm F1.8
  3. Sony FE 135mm F1.8 GM

Best Macro

  1. Sony FE 50mm F2.8 Macro
  2. Sigma 70mm F2.8 DG Macro Art
  3. Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS

Best Travel Zoom

  1. Sony FE 24-105mm F4 G OSS
  2. Sony FE 24-240mm F3.5-6.3 OSS

You can read the full comparison here

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