Tokina 20mm F2 FiRIN AF E-mount lens reviews

reviews found: 1   
reviewer#44308 date: May-29-2019
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
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sony E 10-18mm. Voigtlander FE 15mm. Batis 18mm. Batis 25mm. Zeiss 16-35mm f4. 16-35mm GM. Sony FE 28mm. Zeiss FE 35mm. Batis 40mm. Samyang FE AF 45mm. Sony FE 50mm. Sony FE 50mm macro. Zeiss FE 55. Sony FE 85. Sigma A FE 135mm. Sony 70-200 GM. Sony 100-400mm GM.
price paid:£799.00
positive:Beautifully made. Feels like a Zeiss lens. Super sharp and wonderful rendering.
negative:Noisy AF that is a bit to talkative in AF-C mode, but as it is so wide angle I tend to use it in AF-A. It is to noisy for a video lens, for that you need the manual version.
comment:This lens could easily be a Sony GM in terms of sharpness and general IQ. The colours and contrast are Zeiss like. My shop-bought copy, is perfectly centered and has a nice tight hood.

The disappointment is the talkative AF which sounds old fashioned by current standards.

Overall the image quality was a real surprise, I just wasn't expecting it to be top draw, which it definitely is. It is a keeper as far as I'm concerned.

My advice is to buy from a camera store where you can test it before you part with your money.

reviews found: 1   

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 1
  • sharpness: 5.00
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 5.00
  • flare control: 5.00
  • overall: 5.00

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