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ZEISS Batis 25mm f2

The ZEISS Batis 2/25 wide-angle lens has ten lens elements in eight groups and draws on the ZEISS Distagon optical design. Four of the lens elements are aspheric on both sides and five are made from special types of glass. The aspheric lens design ensures consistently high image quality over the whole image field and a sharpness that extends right to the edges of the frame. The moderate 82 degree image angle combined with a minimum focusing distance of 0.2 meters makes this wide-angle lens the perfect choice for architecture and landscape photography and many other applications besides. It encourages the user to make creative use of depth of field which can often yield surprising results, particularly in close-up photography.

“The Batis family of lenses is the first time we have launched autofocus lenses for Sony’s full-frame E-mount cameras which are ZEISS through and through – in other words exclusively developed and distributed by us,”
– Dr. Michael Pollmann, Product Manager at ZEISS Camera Lenses


Mount : Sony’s E-mount
Availability : July 2015

Price : $1,299 (excl. VAT)*
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Specification

Focal length 25 mm
Aperture range f/2 – f/22
Lens elements/groups 10/8
Focusing range 0.2 m (0.65 ft) – infinity
Working distance 0.13 m (0.42 ft) – infinity
Image field (diag./horiz. / vert.) 82° / 72° / 51°
Image circle diameter 43.3 mm (1.7 ″)
Object field at minimum object distance** 12.4 × 18.7 cm (4.9 x 7.4 ″)
Magnification ratio at minimum object distance 1:5.2
Filter thread M67 × 0.75
Diameter (max.) 81 mm (3.2 ″)
Diameter of the focusing ring 78 mm (3.1 ″)
Length (without lens caps) 78 mm (3.1 ″)
Length (with lens caps) 92 mm (3.6 ″)
Weight (without lens caps) 335 g (0.74 lbs)
Camera mounts E-Mount