Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens is the fourth member of the Batis lens family. It is designed for full-frame E-mount mirrorless cameras and has a price tag of $1,999. Check availability at B&H Photo Video | Adorama.
Do you think the new lens really worth $1999? Immediately after the announcement of the Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO Sonnar FE lens, new tests and reviews surfaced. Here is a roundup.
Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 lens tests and reviews on the web
Lisa Beaney tested the new Batis 135mm lens:
The lens is a 2.8 lens and not a 1.8 or 1.4 as I know some people were hoping for. I don’t think this would present a problem in the real world and to be honest I’d much rather have a camera/lens combination that feels nicely balanced when I hold it !
The focus with the lens was fast and accurate and when I switched to manual focussing the focus ring was very smooth and easy to use. If you are using this lens for filming then you can have very smooth focus adjustments.
The lenses are fully compatible with all E-mount cameras and offer protection against dust and weather in addition to fast and quiet autofocus. Hope you find the first Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 lens tests and reviews useful.