Sony AF DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM II A-mount lens review by ivikasrana

reviewer#11383 date: Oct-12-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.6
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:
missing
price paid:A58 Kit lens
positive:Very Sharp
Quick Auto Focus
negative:No Infinity Focus
High Noise in Low light Long exposures
http://www.dpreview.com/forums/thread/3558300?post=52303968&image=0
comment:Got this as a kit lens with Alpha 58, very good for hand held photography and also in day light but Auto focus struggles in very low light, I've to use my android phone's flash with a torch app to focus in night.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 19
  • sharpness: 4.42
  • color: 4.47
  • build: 3.53
  • distortion: 3.95
  • flare control: 4.26
  • overall: 4.13
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