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

reviewer#8695 date: Feb-24-2011
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Tamron SP 28-105 f2.8
Minolta 28-135 f4-4.5
price paid:150 GBp new
positive:Sharpness
Beautifully built
Overall IQ
negative:Disappointing at f2.8
comment:Forget the f2.8, this lens is very good, but the Minolta blows it out of the water at anything above f4. But the Minolta cost a lot more.

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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