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

reviewer#10218 date: May-16-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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 50mm 1.7
Sigma 70-300mm
price paid:Around 150 USD
positive:Zoom range
Focus range
Colors
negative:Full of plastic
Focus ring isn't the best
comment:Really cool effects with a film camera. On a 35mm film this lens could be called an ultra wide, but 35mm Sony DSLR's have this thing that they crop the image with a APS-C size lens. But still a very good lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 102
  • sharpness: 4.20
  • color: 4.29
  • build: 3.40
  • distortion: 3.89
  • flare control: 4.14
  • overall: 3.99
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