Sony Carl Zeiss 24-70mm F2.8 ZA SSM Vario-Sonnar T* A-mount lens review by peter3400

reviewer#11481 date: Nov-13-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 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:Sigma 24-70 F2.8 HSM
Minolta glasses
price paid:1200 CHF (2nd hand)
positive:Built, colors, contrast, sharpness
negative:pricey, a bit heavy, some vignetty
comment:Super lovely color rendering with amazing detail and fabulous micro contrast. a bit heavy for a long walk. super fast and quiet AF. no micro adjustment was required on my A850.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 140
  • sharpness: 4.84
  • color: 4.91
  • build: 4.84
  • distortion: 4.75
  • flare control: 4.61
  • overall: 4.79
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