Sony 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS E-mount lens review by PhinioxGlade

reviewer#11678 date: Feb-4-2014
sharpness: 3.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.9
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:SEL35F28Z
Minolta AF 75-300 f4.5-5.6 II
price paid:299 AUD new
Good for travel
negative:Useless on the A7, no OSS
Bit slow
comment:Useful lens for travel, not that sharp so no massive crops. OSS works well but isn't enabled on the A7. Colour is nice but no as nice as the Minolta AF 75-300 f4.5-5.6 II. AF works well but a little slow

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 10
  • sharpness: 4.05
  • color: 4.20
  • build: 4.30
  • distortion: 4.00
  • flare control: 4.10
  • overall: 4.13 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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