Auto-Takumar 85mm f/1.8

(2 customer reviews)

The Auto-Takumar 85mm f/1.8 is a camera glass that can be used with different mounts. It is a manual focus lens with a smooth focusing ring that allows for precise adjustments. The lens has 6 elements in 4 groups, which helps to produce sharp and clear images. It also has a multi-coating that reduces flare and ghosting. The lens was manufactured in the 1960s and 1970s, so it may require some maintenance. The aperture ranges from f/1.8 to f/16, which provides a wide range of depth of field options. The build quality is good, with a sturdy metal construction that can withstand regular use. The lens produces a creamy bokeh that is pleasing to the eye. The resolution is good, with sharp details and accurate colors. Overall, the Auto-Takumar 85mm f/1.8 is a reliable and versatile photographic lens that can produce high-quality images. There are other alternatives available in the market, but this lens is a good option for those who prefer manual focus and want to experiment with different depths of field.

Optical design

Wide open, subjects located outside the depth of field are shown very blurred. Has 9 aperture blades, with this amount of aperture blades you will be satisfied with the result.

Physical characteristics

Weights 340 grams so plan ahead, carry only if really necessary. 57 mm long, requires consideration if you want to carry in the camera bag. 55 mm lens filter diameter, commonly filter size, you have plenty of possibilities.

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Basic data

FormatFull frame
FocusingManual Focus


Filter (mm)55
Length (mm)57
Min focus (m)0.85
Weight (g)340
Focal Length (mm)85

Overall rating

based on 3 reviews

bokeh (4.33)

mechanical quality (4.67)

optical quality (5)

usability (4)

value (3.67)


2 reviews for Auto-Takumar 85mm f/1.8


    3 user rated as 4.33/5


    2 user rated as 2.2/5

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