Sony DT 16-50mm F2.8 SSM A-mount lens review by Milan33m

reviewer#44242 date: Mar-14-2019
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:MAF 28-70 F 2.8, MAF 28-135 F. 4.0-4.5, SAL 18-55 SAM,
price paid:ca.280 EUR
positive:Well built, not so heavy, SSM motor, sharp, wide range angle view, nice colours. F 2.8.
comment:Nice everyday walkaround lens, not so heavy, with SSM very useful, wide range angle view. Even more sharp and useful than MAF 28-70 F 2.8 and MAF 28-135. Very usefull on A77. Try to get your example and try.

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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