The type of photography that you are planning to use is an important decision factor. Here we have evaluated the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ and the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS for their suitability to various photography scenarios:
Size and Weight Comparison
The size of a lens is a crucial factor to consider when comparing two lenses. Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS is the longer of the two lenses at 45mm. The Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ with a length of 37mm, is 8mm shorter. Besides being longer, the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS also has a larger diameter of 63mm compared to the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ's 62mm diameter.
Below you can find a scaled side-by-side image of Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ and Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS to get a better idea of how their sizes compare in real life.
The weight of a lens is equally significant as its external dimensions, particularly if you intend to handhold your camera and lens combination for extended periods. Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ weighs 120g, which means it is 35g (22%) lighter than the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS which has a weight of 155g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the Wideangle Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Wideangle Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ and the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS have the same Filter thread size of 49mm.
Below are links to the 49mm filters that we recommend you to consider for these lenses:
Both the Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ and the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS has the same Sony E lens mount. Some of the latest released cameras that are compatible with the Sony E lenses are Sony A9 III, Sony A7C Mark II and Sony A7CR.
Both lenses have the same focal range of 35mm
but while Sony FE 35mm F2.8 ZA CZ has the fastest aperture of F2.8
, the Sony E 35mm F1.8 OSS's widest aperture value is F1.8