Sigma 70-300mm F4-5.6 DG Macro A-mount lens review by C@MSO

reviewer#16325 date: Jul-25-2015
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tamron 70-300
price paid:100 € (NEW)
positive:- good built quality for price category
- most sharp
- with normal light the AF not as bad as reviewed
negative:- full plastic incl. connector (bajonett)
- zoom ring sometimes not smooth
- macro switch bad quality
comment:for the most time i used it on a a58 sony.
better photos than i would expect

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 3.59
  • color: 3.69
  • build: 3.00
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 3.75
  • overall: 3.63 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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