Sony AF 28mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by Alphaville

reviewer#11027 date: Apr-10-2013
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tamron 4-5.6/28-105
Minolta 3.5-5.6/28-80 (D)
Tokina/Soligor 3.5-4.5/19-35
price paid:110 Euro (used like new)
positive:sturdy, small, light-weight, sharp,f 2.8
negative:Rubber on the lens body (underside) is not as good as it was on the Minolta predecessor, easily shows fingers
comment:I honestly do not know what to criticize. I use it a lot for low light photography paired with my Minolta 1.7/50 and both are an amazing pair. Well, I could criticize the low quality rubber strip on the underside of the lens. But come on...
Love it.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 16
  • sharpness: 4.44
  • color: 4.63
  • build: 4.63
  • distortion: 4.75
  • flare control: 4.25
  • overall: 4.54 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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