Sony 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS E-mount lens review by arrow34

reviewer#26563 date: Apr-25-2016
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:16-50 kit
price paid:$120
positive:Cheap, OSS, build is pretty good, lite, pretty good resolution
negative:Wish it went to 2.8.... lol
comment:I have owned this lens for years and never really used it till I went to concert where I couldn't take my A99 in, took my a6000 and smuggled this in. Ended up with some amazing shots from the crowd while getting pushed around, says great things about the a6000 and OSS in the lens.

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
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania