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

reviewer#44259 date: Apr-17-2019
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Zeiss Pancolar 1.8/50
Zeiss Tessar 2.8/50
Pentacon 2.8/135
Tokina 2.8/11-16
Sony 2.8/16-50
Sony DT 1.8/35
Sony DT 3.5-6.3/18-200
Minolta 1.4/50
Minolta 1.7/50
Minolta Macro 2.8/50
Minolta 35-70 f4
Minolta Beercan 28-135
Minolta Beercan 28-85
Minolta 70-210, 3.5-4.5
Minolta 100-300, 4.5-5.6 APO
Minolta 100-400, 4.5-6.6 APO
price paid:450 Euro
positive:Very sharp, great Colours, water protected, fast
negative:Weight, at higher temperatures stiff zoom through seal, expensive
comment:The best walk around lens which I have. The Tamron 2.8/ 17-50 is nearly good and lens expensive.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 97
  • sharpness: 4.74
  • color: 4.71
  • build: 4.86
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 4.44
  • overall: 4.58
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