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

reviewer#4656 date: Jan-9-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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:100-200 f4.5
price paid:
medium focus speed
close focus
little ca
negative:none at this price
comment:firstly i was caught offguard with how sharp the pictures are form this cheap lens.
secondly i waas also surprised at how close one can get i am wondering why it is not marketed as some kind of macro lens.
finally love the weight the 100-200 will be staying home.

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
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania