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The Loxia 85/2.4 is an all-new design for Sony mirrorless, a Sonnar design which is ray angle friendly for a digital sensor.
Expected to be outstanding.
The MTF charts suggest performance exceeding the best Leica M APO lenses in its range, bettering that of the Leica 75mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH and Leica 90mm f/2 APO-Summicron-M ASPH by offering a higher and flatter MTF curve albeit with more astigmatism in the edge and corner areas (and a measured curve at that, vs computed).
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