Sony AF 50mm F2.8 Macro A-mount lens review by 4paperi

reviewer#9147 date: Jun-17-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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:Minolta 50/1,7
price paid:280 EUR (almost new)
positive:Sharp to the edge
Focus limiter
Very nice colours
Much better than Minolta 50/1,7
negative:Nothing, except too much plastic (my copy "sounds" a little)
comment:No problems at all, when using f stops like 22.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 26
  • sharpness: 4.88
  • color: 4.92
  • build: 4.19
  • distortion: 4.92
  • flare control: 4.73
  • overall: 4.73 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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