Tokina 28-70mm F2.6-2.8 AT-X 270 PRO AF A-mount lens review by barri

reviewer#1335 date: Oct-17-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:1.4/50
2.8/100 Macro
price paid:350 Euro (new)
positive:very sharp for a zoom.
no back/front focussing issues
negative:a little soft wide open, but still usable.
a bit heavy.
Shows a little bit of CA.
comment:This is an excellent lens. nearly as sharp as my prime lenses, and can even be used wide open.

super build quality.
Highly recommended.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 31
  • sharpness: 4.45
  • color: 4.65
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 4.58
  • flare control: 3.87
  • overall: 4.51
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