Tokina 20-35mm F2.8 AT-X 235 AF PRO A-mount lens review by satti

reviewer#44324 date: Jun-24-2019
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tamron 15-30 2.8 USD (on Alpha 7II with LEA-4)
Samyang 35mm 2.8 (on Alpha 7II)
Minolta 28-135 (on Dynax 9)
price paid:130 EUR
positive:heavy build very solid. Weight is ok, compared Tamron is significantly heavier and larger. Price, as used, is fair.
negative:dark corners, especially when direct comparing with Tamron.
comment:Cheap lens, but fine especially using on an old Dynax 9. To use with an A7 digital camera go better for the Tamron (awesome).

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 9
  • sharpness: 4.33
  • color: 4.56
  • build: 4.89
  • distortion: 4.78
  • flare control: 3.89
  • overall: 4.49 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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