Tokina 20-35mm F3.5-4.5 II AF A-mount lens review by derekw

reviewer#8067 date: Oct-9-2010
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 18-70
Sigma 18-35 f3.5-5.6
price paid:£56 (used)
positive:Sharpness
Colour rendition
Extremely well built
negative:AF could be more accurate at times
comment:Super lens in spite of its limited zoom range. Stopped down
it is almost'prime' quality.

Lovely colour and bokeh. In this range probably the best value for money.

Highly recommended.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 12
  • sharpness: 4.58
  • color: 4.50
  • build: 4.83
  • distortion: 4.17
  • flare control: 4.17
  • overall: 4.45
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