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

reviewer#20385 date: Oct-18-2015
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta AF20. Sigma super wide 2. Minolta AF28f2. Minolta AF35f2. Zeiss FE2,8/35. Minolta AF50. Sigma 50mm f1:4. Zeiss FE1,8/55. Sony 2.8/85 SAM. Minolta AF135.
price paid:£360.00
positive:Sharp, fast and looks great. Very well built. Sharp everywhere. Weather proof.
negative:not full frame. Not really any sharper than 16-105
comment:I love this lens but not as much as I would if it was full frame.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 95
  • sharpness: 4.74
  • color: 4.72
  • build: 4.85
  • distortion: 4.14
  • flare control: 4.43
  • overall: 4.58
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