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

reviewer#38893 date: Jul-1-2017
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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 used to own this lens
compared to:18-55mm and 18-70mm
price paid:550
positive:Versatile, well build and good image quality.
negative:Stiff zoom, heavy and distrotion in 16mm also bit soft in 50mm. Wish it made for Full Frame.
comment:Must buy day to day lens for every crop user.

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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