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

reviewer#11216 date: Jun-29-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta - AF 35-70 F3.5-4.5
price paid:70 EUR
-nice feel and look
-nice priced
comment:I had bought this lens for my Sony A330, after using my old Minolta lenses on that body for about 6 months. I didn't know what to expect, but I was certainly pleased with the results on my 10MP body. I found the price really sharp and I was delighted with the results of the pictures I made with this lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 103
  • sharpness: 4.20
  • color: 4.30
  • build: 3.40
  • distortion: 3.88
  • flare control: 4.14
  • overall: 3.98 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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