In this review, we will be comparing Sony FE 50mm F2.5 G and Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS, two Standard Prime lenses by Sony. Both cameras have the same focal range of 50mm but different max apertures: Sony FE 50mm F2.5 G has a max aperture of F2.5 while the Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS has a max aperture of F1.8.
We will start with briefly looking and the main specs of these two lenses and in the section, we will start analyzing in more detail and list the pros and cons of each lenses.
Size and Weight Comparison
Size of a lens is an important deciding factor when comparing two lenses.Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS is the longer of the two lenses at 62mm. The Sony FE 50mm F2.5 G with a length of 45mm is 17mm shorter. On the other hand, the Sony FE 50mm F2.5 G has a larger diameter of 68mm compared to Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS's 62mm diameter.
Weight of a lens is as important as its external dimensions, especially if you are planning to hand hold your camera and lens combination for longer periods. Sony FE 50mm F2.5 G weighs 174g, which means it is 28g (13%) lighter than the Sony E 50mm F1.8 OSS which has a weight of 202g.
Below you can find the dimension and weight table of the 'Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for size comparison purposes.
Standard Prime Lenses in Sony E Mount for Size Comparison
Both Sony FE 50mm F2.5 G and Sony E 50mm 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 FX30, Sony A7 IV and Sony ZV-E10.