Sony Carl Zeiss 135mm F1.8 ZA Sonnar T* A-mount lens review by brororn

reviewer#7077 date: Mar-13-2010
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:Minolta 80-200/2.8 HS APO G
price paid:1200 EUR (new)
positive:Optics and mechanics
negative:Size and weight, slow and a bit noisy focus, hood (too) heavy, focus grip slippery (metal)
comment:Have not used much yet but the image quality is very good, also bokeh usually very relaxing. Focus is not on par with the rest of the lens (should have SSM).

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 118
  • sharpness: 4.99
  • color: 4.91
  • build: 4.76
  • distortion: 4.97
  • flare control: 4.94
  • overall: 4.91
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