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

reviewer#10631 date: Oct-29-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.5
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:Beercans
price paid:£1000
positive:Sharpness, focus speed, silent.Zoom range is very handy.
Focus hold buttons
negative:Loose fit on a700 and a77.zoom creep but only when cold. Heavy
comment:Great lens,I had to buy a grip to help with hand holding.My sharpest images achieved using a tripod.Not a fast lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 129
  • sharpness: 4.87
  • color: 4.90
  • build: 4.56
  • distortion: 4.85
  • flare control: 4.84
  • overall: 4.80 - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania