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

reviewer#8590 date: Jan-28-2011
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.6
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Sony 70-200 SSM G
price paid:
Build Quality
Fast AF
negative:Noisy AF
No weather sealing
comment:Excellent Fast f2.8 zoom. Right up there at the top with the new ones, but just lacks the SSM focus accuracy and silence.

Had some cracking winning shots with this lens, a great secondhand buy.

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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