Sony 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 PZ OSS E-mount lens review by Reddevil

reviewer#37845 date: Apr-26-2017
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 3.8
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:Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4.5 DC
price paid:
positive:Quite good standard lens, small and compact.
negative:At the edges a bit soft and distortion at wide angle.
comment:I use this lens with the Sony Nex 3N and I quite positive for this compact lens. If you are on a hike and it is easy to take with you lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 17
  • sharpness: 4.00
  • color: 4.41
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 3.00
  • flare control: 3.88
  • overall: 3.86 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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