Sony DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM A-mount lens review by Reinhold_1

reviewer#12213 date: Mar-28-2015
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:Various Minolta and Sony lenses.
price paid:529,00 €
positive:Sharp, quieter and faster AF thanks SSM, useful initial aperture (f2.8), protected from the weather, good addition to a telephoto zoom.
negative:A little bulky, be restricted to FF.
comment:Very useful lens on the go, thanks to the relatively large maximum aperture very versatile. The slight weakness in the distortion is compensated by the automatic correction of the camera! Overall: Highly recommended!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 101
  • sharpness: 4.74
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 4.83
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 4.44
  • overall: 4.56 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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