Sony AF DT 55-200mm F4-5.6 A-mount lens review by teodesson

reviewer#10398 date: Jul-20-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.7
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:18-70mm kit lens
16-80mm CZ
price paid:300 SGD (kit lens)
positive:Value for money. Very sharp when step down.
negative:slow focus
comment:very affordable telephoto lens. I'm happy with the result of the result of this lens, especially when stepped down to f8-f10, very sharp and good contrast.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 35
  • sharpness: 4.33
  • color: 4.40
  • build: 3.71
  • distortion: 4.43
  • flare control: 4.40
  • overall: 4.25 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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