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

reviewer#24487 date: Feb-6-2016
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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 MD 75-200mm f4.5
Minolta MD 70-210mm f4
Canon 70-210mm f4 L
Sony 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 G SSM
price paid:£200.00
positive:A good buy for little money in lens terms. Nice and light with OSS and pretty sharp throughout the range
negative:Silver - what were they thinking? But later models are in black also.
comment:Rather a bargain really, which is more than can be said for Sony FE zoom lenses. Great kit for travel

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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