Sony AF 70-400mm F4-5.6 G SSM II A-mount lens review by vgrieve

reviewer#11687 date: Feb-12-2014
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:70200G
price paid:1800
positive:Amazing lens, very impressed, not too heavy for 400mm, fast accurate AF, good build, barely noticeable distortion and CA
negative:not F2.8, very slight distortion at 400mm and 70mm, barely noticeable though
comment:Exceptional lens

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 21
  • sharpness: 4.69
  • color: 4.81
  • build: 4.48
  • distortion: 4.67
  • flare control: 4.62
  • overall: 4.65 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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