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

reviewer#11922 date: Jul-27-2014
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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 28-75 f2.8, Minolta 35mm f2, Minolta 50mm f1.7, Minolta 35-70 f4, Minolta 35-70 f4, 24mm Minolta f2.8, 28mm Minolta f2.8, Minolta 50mm f2.8 macro
price paid:1000€ (2nd hand)
positive:very sharp
fast focus
good build quality
negative:good glass = heavy
Little less quality bokeh compared with primes
comment:I'll have to keep the macro...

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 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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