Sony has an active recall for some of their SEL50F14Z Planar T* FE 50mm F1.4 ZA lenses, which have been found to have instances of fogging inside the lens.

Serial Numbers:

  • 1800001 to 1810699
  • 8300001 to 8300119

Lenses with serial numbers between 1800001 and 1810699, and between 8300001 and 8300119 are affected by a fog issue that appears in certain conditions.


  • Fogging, visible as small dots, may occur inside the lens.
  • Image quality may be affected due to a decrease in contrast or resolution.


Sony is offering free of charge repairs for the affected lenses until October 31, 2019. Here is a link to the official Sony Support page: