Wondering how serious the rumored issues are with the new Sony 85mm f/1.4 GM? The team at LensRentals takes a closer look
posted Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at 8:11 AM EDT
There have been numerous complaints, rumors and speculation recently regarding reported issues with the new Sony 85mm f/1.4 G Master lens. Noisy AF, grinding of the lens barrel, apparent scrapes due to metal shavings and the like have been coloring the chatrooms these days and likely Sony's customer service department as well.
Ever the fan of discerning the truth, our friend and comrade Roger Cicala at LensRentals and his partner took it upon themselves to discover the nature of the issues for 85mm GM owners and potential owners of this otherwise intriguing lens, and did a partial teardown in order to separate the facts from the speculation.
So what did they find? Too much to summarize here! Head over to the LensRentals Sony 85mm f/1.4 teardown for the full story.
(Seen via Sony Alpha Rumors)