Sigma 60mm F2.8 DN Art E-mount lens review by PhinioxGlade

reviewer#11675 date: Feb-4-2014
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 3
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:SEL35F18
Ton of adapted 50mms
price paid:189 AUD
positive:Sharp even on the a3000's 20.1mp Sensor
Cheap, around 200 bucks
Fast and actuate AF
Included Hood and carry pouch
negative:Only 2.8
Lens elements rattle while lens lacks power
Unusual small filter thread
comment:For the price this lens is a no brainer if you do need the extra speed or OSS of the SEL50F18 (haven't used it). Even if the have the Sony E 50 the extra compression will suit portraits. The lens is super light but rattles when it isn't powered. Sharpness is great from 2.8 even on the higher pixel denstity of the a3000's 20mp sensor. Of all the AF lenses I own for the NEX this was my favorite and easily the sharpest.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 10
  • sharpness: 5.00
  • color: 4.60
  • build: 3.90
  • distortion: 4.80
  • flare control: 4.30
  • overall: 4.52 - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania