Sony 500mm F4 G SSM A-mount lens review by lensmate

reviewer#15270 date: Jun-11-2015
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:Sony 70-400mm G lens [which is another great lens]
price paid:12999
positive:Fantastic lens. Worth the money and glad Sony committed to making this incredible lens!
negative:None whatsoever!
comment:This lens can't be faulted in any manor, and if there ever is a problem, it will turn out to be the photographers lack of understanding how to use properly!
[Micro-adjustment is important to utilize]

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 6
  • sharpness: 4.83
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.50
  • distortion: 4.83
  • flare control: 4.83
  • overall: 4.77 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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