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Wide-angle prime

Sonnar T* FE 35 mm F2.8 ZA


  • Snapshot

  • Landscape

  • A perfect match for α7 and α7R 35 mm full-frame bodies, with outstanding optical performance in a versatile 35 mm focal length.
  • ZEISS quality delivers superior contrast and resolution throughout the image.
  • Bright F2.8 maximum aperture
  • Dust- and moisture-resistant design
  • Supplied dedicated hood matches the lens’ compact form.

The small size, versatile 35 mm focal length, and outstanding overall performance of this ZEISS Sonnar T* lens make it an ideal match for compact 35 mm full-frame format E-mount bodies. Although the optical design is state of the art, this superb wide-angle lens remains true to the original Sonnar concept with a bright F2.8 maximum aperture (“Sonne” means “sun” in German). Three double-sided aspherical elements minimise aberration so that stunning contrast and resolution are maintained right out to the image edges at all apertures. The renowned T* lens coating contributes to natural colour reproduction as well.

Main specifications

Lens configuration (group/element) 5 / 7
35 mm-equivalent focal length (APS-C)* (mm) 52.5
Angle of view (APS-C)* 44°
Angle of view (35mm full frame ) 63°
No. of aperture blade 7
Min. aperture (F) 22
Max. magnification ratio (x) 0.12
Min. focus (m) 0.35
Filter dia. (mm) 49
Hood shape / mount cap
Dimensions: Dia. x L (mm) 61.5 x 36.5
Dimensions: Dia. x L (in.) 2-1/2 x 1-7/16
Weight: (approx.) (g) 120
Weight: (approx.) (oz.) 4.3
Provided accessories ALC-SH129 (Filter Diameter 40.5)

Specifications are based on the latest information available at the time of announcement and are subject to change without notice

* With interchangeable-lens digital cameras incorporating APS-C type image sensors.
When mounted on α series cameras with APS-C type sensors, the actual angle of view will be equal to the angle obtained at a focal length approx. 1.5 times longer than stated.
Less light is transmitted by any lens at the image periphery. If the light falloff becomes excessive, reduce the aperture by 1 or 2 stops.


E-mount 35mm full frame

E-mount APS-C

α Lens accessories

Rear Lens Cap


Front Lens Cap


Front Lens Cap


MC Protector


MC Protector


Circular PL Filter


ND Filter