Sigma 75-200mm F2.8-3.5 A-mount lens review by gussman

reviewer#9508 date: Oct-17-2011
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 28-135
Sigma 70-200 2.8
price paid:75 €
aperture of 2.8!
negative:AF hunts sometimes
comment:this copy (2000478) works (almost) flawlessly on my A850
AF sometimes hunts (reducing sharpness to 1 point instead of several helps)
but that is something getting used to
main thing: a lens with 2.8 till 150 mm and 3.5 till 200 for just 880 gr and such a quality and such a price: a real bargain

very much a travelzoom with acceptable weight

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 34
  • sharpness: 4.32
  • color: 4.21
  • build: 4.41
  • distortion: 4.12
  • flare control: 3.50
  • overall: 4.11 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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