Sony AF DT 50mm F1.8 SAM A-mount lens review by jamo spingal

reviewer#10725 date: Nov-24-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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 own this lens
compared to:
price paid:98 GBP
positive:Very sharp, good colours and bokeh. Great for portraits. Value for money is awesome.
negative:None for the price.
comment:Why the downer on the plastic moulded construction of modern Sony lenses. Will you refuse to fly on the Boeing Dreamliner because it's not made of aluminium ?

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 89
  • sharpness: 4.58
  • color: 4.52
  • build: 3.53
  • distortion: 4.61
  • flare control: 4.48
  • overall: 4.34 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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