Sigma 28-70mm F2.8 (ZEN) A-mount lens review by fute77

reviewer#3286 date: Feb-19-2008
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.8
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta 28 2.8
Minolta 50 1.7
KM 18-70 (kit lens)
70-210 beercan
price paid:70€
positive:open at 2.8
negative:start at 28mm
build quality (plastic)
comment:well I have been quite happy with that lens until recently

the focus mechanism seems to go dying :(

Anyway I have made great portrait so I would not take another sigma when it is really KO

The AF mecanism was broken i decided not to buy another one

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 8
  • sharpness: 4.19
  • color: 4.38
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 3.75
  • flare control: 3.63
  • overall: 3.99 - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania