The Best Lenses For The Sony a7RIV

The Sony a7RIV has a very demanding sensor that can be hard to optimize glass for. Good Thing Sony Alpha Blog posted a list of tested lenses they recommend for the a7RIV which will help you get the most out of the Sony a7RIV. You can view below or read at great length about testing here.


Exceptional/Excellent (In Order)

  1. Sony Zeiss 50mm F1.4 Planar (exceptional but AF not at the latest performance standard)
  2. Sony 90mm F2.8 Macro
  3. Sony 100mm F2.8 T5.6 STF GM
  4. Sony 24-105mm F4 G
  5. Sony 70-200mm F2.8 GM
  6. Sony 16-35mm F2.8 GM
  7. Sony 100-400mm F4.5-5.6 GM
  8. Sony FE 200-600mm F5.6-6.3 G OSS
  9. Sony 12-24mm F4 G

Exceptional/Excellent 3rd Party (In Order)

  1. Sigma 35mm F1.2 DG DN Art  (Exceptional)
  2. Sigma 105mm F1.4 Art (Exceptional)
  3. Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG DN Art  (Excellent)
  4. Tamron 35mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1: 2 (F053) (Excellent)
  5. Tamron 24mm F2.8 Di III OSD M 1: 2 (F051) (Excellent)
  6. Samyang 85mm F1.4 AF (better than  Sony 85mm F1.4 GM )
  7. Sigma 14-24 F2.8 DG DN Art (Excellent)
  8. Samyang 45mm F1.8 AF

Very Good But Not Ideal

Need Updating

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