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8.3 out of 10

Sony DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6

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Reviews and Problems with Sony DT 18-70mm F3.5-5.6

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Overall 6
6.0

A decent wide zoom lens, but you'll eventually want to upgrade.

D. H., Amazon
26 May 2009
  • Summary: I've been using this lens with an A300 for the last 6 months and it has worked reliably during this time and has taken some very nice pictures. That said, I've recently upgraded to a Tamron 17-50mm 2.8 (~$500 new on Amazon) and there is a large difference in quality, but the Tamron is much more expensive. The main problem with this lens is edge blur and soft centers at the wide (18mm) end and dull/low-contrast pictures at the far (70mm) end.
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Overall 6
6.0

standard sony equipment

antsem65, Ebay
21 March 2009
  • Summary: this is the basic lens that comes with all the Sony Alpha cameras,its not great, but serves its purpose as a starter lens.the 18-70mm is good for indoor close-ups you cant get with bigger lenses.Buying from E-bay instead of getting with the camera as a package makes sense as I saved over 75% off the package price.later down the line when I can save up for a 400$ lens .I'll pass on the deal to someone else ,just starting their camera kit.
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Overall 6
6.0

Good for P&S Users, Bad for Pros

oc_wooddude, Ebay
4 December 2008
  • Summary: I bought this lens to replace a Sigma 28-80 f/3.5-5.6 macro lens. I have upgraded from a 35mm K-M SLR to the Sony alpha 100, and was using the older camera's lenses until I could afford to replace them. The first thing I noticed with this lens is the different focusing ring, which has no markings on it. This makes zone focusing impossible.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not too shabby !

zbug "zbug", Amazon
30 November 2008
  • Summary: not a bad lens at all but i would rather go with the Sony SAL18250 Alpha DT 18-250mm f/3.5-6.3 High Magnification Zoom Lens does the same job Plus more zoom :) got it for my sony a900
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Overall 6
6.0

Not bad but could do better

Dr. G. Austin "Graham Austin", Amazon
26 December 2009
  • Summary: Its light, plasticky and has a rather poor maximum aperture at the longer focal lengths. However, it does have a better than usual range of focal lengths and comes almost free with many Sony dSLRs. Stopped down performance is OK and it works well for general use in good light. Most other brands of entry level kit lens are criticised for similar inadequacies so this probably compares.
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Overall 5
5.0

User Review

P3K0, objektiivi
23 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Hinta laatusuhde lienee kohdallaan kun tulee KITin mukana. Uutenehan tätä ei kannata ostaa. Saahan tällä kohtuu hyvijä kuvija kun tiputtaa aukkoa ja muistaa käyttää 24-50 aluetta.
  • Pros: + Polttoväli, + Hinta
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Overall 6
6.0

Un bon objectif pour débuter

crashoveride45, Ciao
7 December 2010
  • Summary: .*´¨ ) ¸.•´¸.•´¨) ¸.•*¨) (¸.•´ (¸.•´ .•´ : (´¸.•*´¯`*•-->>>> Avant propos Les objectifs sont nombreux, se suivent, mais ne se ressemblent pas. Ce n'est pas pour rien que certains ne coûtent que quelques dizaines d'euros quand d'autres en coûtent ... quelques dizaines de milliers parfois !
  • Pros: Petit, léger et peu cher
  • Cons: Bruyant, faible luminosité, qualité optique à la auteur de son marché grand public
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Overall 6
6.0

preislich

rakoehler, eBay.de
5 August 2010
  • Summary: ein schnäppchen, aber die qualität ist entsprechend. das kit-objektiv war nach meinem eindruck besser. im weitwinkelbereich sind die bilder oft ungenügend. bei hoher brennweite werden die bilder etwas besser.
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