Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO HSM A-mount lens review by milav

reviewer#10162 date: Apr-30-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sony 18-55 SAM
Minolta 35-70
Tamron Di II 2.8
price paid:11.000 CZK (440 EUR)
positive:- perfect OS
- sharp for all range wide open
- very good color
- fast,silent and accurate AF
- perfect build
- ideal range
negative:- 72 mm ring (wickedly expensive filter)
comment:Very good replacement for the kit 18-55.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 17
  • sharpness: 4.53
  • color: 4.47
  • build: 4.76
  • distortion: 4.06
  • flare control: 4.47
  • overall: 4.46
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