Sony AF 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G SSM A-mount lens review by bobbyg50

reviewer#11941 date: Aug-9-2014
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.7
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 Big Beercan
price paid:650 used
positive:Great colors
Fast and silent focus
comment:You get the quality that you would expect from a G lens. I am very impressed with this my first SSM as it is truly fast and silent. Colors are great and so far I have had very little PP to do. Love the reach at 300mm. Recommended.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 168
  • sharpness: 4.69
  • color: 4.81
  • build: 4.25
  • distortion: 4.78
  • flare control: 4.79
  • overall: 4.66 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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