Reviews and Problems with Pentax smc DA 70mm f/2.4 AL Limited
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HD PENTAX-DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited Review
14 October 2013
Excerpt: This compact telephoto lens provides an angle of view equivalent to the classic 105mm focal length on a 35mm format when mounted on a Pentax Digital SLR. It costs around £565, sports a fast maximum aperture of f/2.4 and is part of the Pentax Limited range, which means it's one of their premium...
Pros: Excellent sharpness, Compact and lightweight, Sturdy build, Fast focusing, Supplied with a useful extendible hood, Low CA, falloff and distortion
Cons: Sharpness towards the edges at maximum aperture could be better, if you're being picky.
Excerpt: The Pentax lens repertoire seems to have its fair share of prime or single focal length lenses, bucking the trend towards the ubiquitous zoom. Many of these Pentax primes are described as Limited, not in the sense of them having a short production life, but rather in the limited number that can be...
Pros: High quality of construction, Compact, High optical quality, Excellent handling
Pentax SMC DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited - Review / Lab Test
26 March 2010
Conclusion: The Pentax SMC DA 70mm f/2.4 Limited is an great lens with no significant technical weakness. A highlight is certainly the resolution characteristic which is generally excellent regardless of the (tested) aperture setting. It's also very even across the image frame.