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

reviewer#9151 date: Jun-18-2011
sharpness: 4.5
color: 3
build: 2
distortion: 2
flare control: 4
overall: 3.1
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I have experience with this lens
compared to:Minolta AF 35-70 F4
Minolta AF 28-85 F3.5-4.5
Sony AF DT 18-70 F3.5-5.6
Sony AF DT 18-55 F3.5-5.6 SAM
price paid:
positive:Sharp Wide Open
Nice Bokeh
Good in low light
Good Contrast
Good CA and Flare control
Sony Color.
comment:Good little prime and easy to get. Nice sharp and contrast. If this one have Minolta colors, I'll stop using Baby Beercan (35-70 F4).

Very good indoor and lowlight without losing it's sharpness even wide opened.

Auto focus is accurate.

Oh, and the price is just perfect. :)

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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