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Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Lens Test Results

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Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS lens test results published by DxOMark. Sony’s mid- telephoto prime lens is a solid choice with a high sharpness levels.

Sony FE 100mm lens test results shows the lens score of 34 points and performed very well, with very high sharpness levels and very low vignetting.

Tested on Sony A7RII full-frame E-mount camera, the optic has the highest ever quality bokeh for a full-frame E-mount mount lens, and is priced at $1,500.

Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Lens Test Results

Sony FE 100mm f/2.8 STF GM OSS Lens Gets DxOMarked

According to DxOMark test, they find the lens has high sharpness levels, low lateral color and 57cm minimum focus for the highlights. Potential shortcomings are the transmission of T5.6 at maximum aperture and AF performance in low light.

Comparison: Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS vs. Sony FE 85mm F1.4 GM vs. Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS

From DxOmark conclusion:

While the use of apodization elements or filters in lenses is no longer a unique proposition, the introduction of this lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras is bound to be treated with some excitement.

Even though the lens is somewhat limited by the T5.6 maximum aperture, the inclusion of optical stabilization goes some way toward offsetting that in daylight. Although we can’t comment on the quality of the lens’s most intriguing quality (the blurring in the out of focus planes), there’s no denying that the Sony FE 100mm F2.8 STF GM OSS has interesting specs and excellent optical quality.


  • 14 elements arranged in 11 groups
  • F2.8 (T5.6) maximum aperture
  • Apodization (APD) element
  • One Low Dispersion (ED) element
  • Optical image stabilization (OSS)
  • Direct Drive SSM AF motor
  • Minimum focus distance 57 cm
  • Nano AR coating