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

reviewer#3346 date: Mar-7-2008
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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:SAL 18-70 f3.5/5.6
SAL 75-300
Tamron 18-200 f3.8-6.3
Sigma 18-50 F2.8 EX DC
price paid:177EUR (new)
positive:Very sharp,
Good build quality,
Soft zoom transaction,
Low barrel distortion
Low CA
negative:Soft corners on 18mm and close,
comment:Excellent lens for traveling! For this price I see no concurrents!

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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