Sigma 18-125mm F3.5-5.6 DC A-mount lens review by gustavjensen

reviewer#3067 date: Dec-12-2007
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4
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:Konica Minolta AF 18-70mm
Minolta AF 70-210mm/4
Minolta AF 70-210mm/3.5-4.5
Minolta AF 35-105mm/3.5-4.5
Minolta AF 28mm/2.8
Minolta AF 50mm/1.7
Tokina AF 28-70mm/2.8 ATX
Sigma AF 70-300mm/4-5.6 DG
Sigma AF 10-20mm/4-5.6 EX
Sigma AF 20-40mm/2.8 EX
Cosina AF 100mm/3.5 Macro
Sigma AF 105mm/2.8 EX DG Macro
price paid:65 Euro used
positive:Better than 18-70mm kit lens
Zoom range
General quality
negative:3.5-5.6 (would prefer 2.8-4 or 3.5-4.5)
comment:I am actually pretty impressed by this lens.
It better than the 18-70mm kit lens on every aspect.
Very useable wide open, sharpens up pretty fast when stopping down.
Fairly fast AF
Build is almost EX quality
It is a very decent walkaround lens

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 30
  • sharpness: 3.85
  • color: 4.13
  • build: 4.20
  • distortion: 3.53
  • flare control: 3.90
  • overall: 3.92 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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