Sony AF DT 55-200mm F4-5.6 A-mount lens review by Strider25

reviewer#5241 date: Apr-14-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.3
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:Big Beercan
price paid:$225
positive:-Very sharp
-Nice neutral color tones
negative:-Plastic Lens Mount
-Almost too light weight :)
comment:Very nice lens. This was my first telephoto and one of my favorites. Very sharp and completely underrated. Great telephoto for those on a budget. I very much recommend it

Since it's so lightweight, it is easy to walk around with it. Not cumbersome at all

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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