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

reviewer#11020 date: Apr-6-2013
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.9
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:0 USD (kit lens)
positive:-sharp when down at f8
-great starter telezoom
negative:-plastic lens mount (but don't let this turn you off)
-autofocus is slow at times but not a big issue for the price
comment:-sharp wide open
-great lens to start with and a good match to the 18-55mm kit lenses

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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