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

reviewer#39910 date: Aug-6-2017
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:None
price paid:600 $Can
positive:Great lens! I use it as a complement to a Sigma 24-70 f2.8.

Not a cheap lens (almost 1 000 $Can). Cost less if bought as a bundle with an a77 MKII (-300 $Can).

Distortion normal for a wide lens and easily corrected with Lightroom.
comment:A must have for events photographer.

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
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania