Sigma 70-200mm F2.8 EX APO IF A-mount lens review by pkovalp

reviewer#2065 date: Mar-27-2007
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.7
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta - AF 24-105 F3.5-4.5 (D)
Sigma - 24-135 F2.8-4.5 Aspherical IF
Tamron - SP AF 17-50 F2.8 XR Di II LD Aspherical
price paid:
AF speed
negative:Lens hood or lens cap.
comment:Slightly soft at 2.8 especially at the tele end, the worst thing in this lens is lens cap, like in all sigma lenses it can be used with lens hood. AF speed on A100 is great, on Dynax 7 even better. Highly recommended.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 26
  • sharpness: 4.56
  • color: 4.62
  • build: 4.81
  • distortion: 4.92
  • flare control: 4.65
  • overall: 4.71 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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