Sony AF 70-300mm F4.5-5.6 G SSM A-mount lens review by z3144228

reviewer#44066 date: May-24-2018
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tamron - SP AF 70-300 4-5.6 Di USD
Sigma - 70-300 F4-5.6 DG OS
price paid:500 usd (used)
positive:Sharpness, price, weight, color, Autofocus
negative:why not f2.8 or f3.5
comment:used it on A55 and A6500 (with LE2) great images and lightweight compare to 70-200
during the daylight, its quality is not second to 70-200.
The price is affordable for those who just start to learn photography.
with 760 g, you can carry it for the whole day.

rating summary

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