Sony FE 70-200mm F4 G OSS E-mount lens review by MartinM

reviewer#11979 date: Sep-11-2014
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:SAL-70-200G, SAL70-400G2, Canon EF 70-200L IS F4, Canon Ef 70-200L IS II USM F2.8
price paid:new
positive:- Sharpness
- Weathersealing
- Size & weight
- Autofocus
negative:No distance scale
comment:It matches more or less size, sharpness and autofocus speed of the Canon F4 lens. It is not as sharp as the Canon 70-200L IS II USM F2.8. Video recording on A7s is an enjoyment. No noise at all. AF works smoothly.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 17
  • sharpness: 4.71
  • color: 4.94
  • build: 4.76
  • distortion: 4.82
  • flare control: 4.88
  • overall: 4.82 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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