Tokina 28-105mm F3.5-4.5 AF Aspherical A-mount lens review by derekw

reviewer#10105 date: Apr-10-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 3
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:Minolta 28-105s (all)
Sigma 28-105 f2.8-4
Sigma 28-105 UC f4-5.6
price paid:61 GBP used
positive:Good sharpness
Great build
No AF on Alpha 100
comment:AF fine on Dynax 404si and Dynax 5, but would not auto focus on Alpha 100 although the camera recognised the lens - hence had to use manual focus.

Notwithstanding a very good lens but needs a effective hood.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 4
  • sharpness: 4.50
  • color: 4.25
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 4.75
  • flare control: 3.75
  • overall: 4.45 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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