Sony AF DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM A-mount lens review by Milan33m

reviewer#44244 date: Mar-14-2019
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.8
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:MAF 28-70 F 2.8, MAF 28-135 F 4-4.5, SAL 16-50 F 2.8 SSM
price paid:80 EUR
positive:Budget lens, quite light,cheap, often sold with camera on body.
negative:A bit plastic, dark aperture,
comment:A bit plastic, dark apertures, rather sharp, nice colours. Good for movies with SAM motor. Could be used as walkaround lens. Cheap.

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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