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

reviewer#8594 date: Jan-30-2011
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
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:Sigma 24-70 2.8 DG HSM
Minolta 28-135 F4-4.5
price paid:205 USD (used)
positive:Rich color like Minolta Lens
Metal Build
Fast focus
negative:Soft open
not wide enough
comment:Just go this lens for weeks and I put it with my A850 for some events.
Good in color and focusing speed.
Distortion and soft in wide end. Not better than than my 28-135.

rating summary

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  • total reviews: 31
  • sharpness: 4.45
  • color: 4.65
  • build: 5.00
  • distortion: 4.58
  • flare control: 3.87
  • overall: 4.51 - Home of the alpha system photographer
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