Sony Carl Zeiss 16-35mm F2.8 ZA SSM Vario-Sonnar T* A-mount lens review by adrianz

reviewer#10374 date: Jul-13-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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:CZ 24-70
price paid:1600 USD (new)
positive:Color
Contrast
Fast and silent AF
negative:Weight
Distortion
comment:I love the internal zoom and the very short minimum focus distance. Paired with B+W UV filter since day one and have almost no vignetting at 16mm.

The best wide zoom for Sony Alpha. Period.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 56
  • sharpness: 4.68
  • color: 4.95
  • build: 4.86
  • distortion: 4.48
  • flare control: 4.43
  • overall: 4.68
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