Sigma 24mm Super Wide II F2.8 A-mount lens review by xjrjeff

reviewer#11647 date: Jan-30-2014
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:Sigma 18mm
Sony 18-70mm
Minolta 17-35mm
price paid:£47
positive:Cheap solidly constructed lens looks like it will be very robust
It is quite small and takes little room in your bag or pocket
I have found colour and sharpness to be very good no sun to test flare roll on summer
negative:The Zen finish had gone very sticky felt nasty and I have cleaned it off that's about it negative
comment:I like this lens it takes up so little space yet feels really solid and well built AF works fine on A350 and A450 and I don't have any issues with the other functions on the camera
It has produced some nice results for me

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 73
  • sharpness: 4.51
  • color: 4.36
  • build: 4.29
  • distortion: 4.05
  • flare control: 3.70
  • overall: 4.18 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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