Tokina 20-35mm F3.5-4.5 AF A-mount lens review by Hans Toom

reviewer#5038 date: Mar-15-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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:Canon 24-105mm
price paid:95USD
positive:Compact, well built, and reasonably sharp for the price
negative:None, for the price it makes a competent standby wide angle in the kit.
comment:This is a nice compact lens. The second generation 77mm is better but this one suits my purpose until I can find a 77mm.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 7
  • sharpness: 3.71
  • color: 3.86
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 3.86
  • flare control: 3.71
  • overall: 3.83 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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