Tamron AF 55-200mm F4-5.6 Di II A-mount lens review by Derek

reviewer#4275 date: Oct-24-2008
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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:Minolta 28-105
Minolta 75-300 (new)
price paid:Ł49
positive:Sharpness
Colour
Lightweight
negative:52mm filters
comment:Amazing lens for the price. Build could be better, but not bad.
Outstanding IQ. If you are on a tight budget don't bother with second hand 70-210s etc., get one of these!!! You won't regret it.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 50
  • sharpness: 4.54
  • color: 4.42
  • build: 3.70
  • distortion: 4.46
  • flare control: 4.50
  • overall: 4.32
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