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

reviewer#44365 date: Sep-2-2019
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:Minolta 35-105 F3.5-4.5
Minolta 70-200 F4 (Beercan)
Sony - AF 75-300mm F4.5-5.6 (D)
Vivitar - 28-210 F3.5-5.6

price paid:Kit lens
positive:-Very sharp at al focal lengths.
-Nice colors and lighting.
negative:-Build quality (plastic).
-Distorsions as 18 mm.
-Front elements turns.
comment:Like it! great natural colors and sharper than mythic minolta objectives. Cheap objective for daylight conditions.

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 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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