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Sony SAL-1680Z
7.9 out of 10

Sony SAL-1680Z

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Lens Test: Sony Zeiss 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 Vario-Sonnar T* AF

Pop Photo
16 December 2008
  • Excerpt: When the Sony Alpha 100, our 2006 Camera of the Year, debuted last year, the only optics available for it were cosmetically updated Konica Minolta lenses. At the time, Sony promised a future line of Zeiss-designed glass.
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Overall 8

Sony Vario-Sonnar T* DT 16-80mm f3.5-4.5 ZA

Camera Labs
1 August 2007
  • Summary: The Sony DT 16-80mm promises to be the perfect general-purpose zoom for discerning Alpha DSLR owners. With an equivalent range of 24-120mm it zooms both wider and longer than the standard kit lens, and with the pedigree of respected lens company Carl Zeiss behind it, the DT 16-80mm should have few...
  • Pros: Flexible general purpose range., High contrast and very sharp results., Relatively small and light., Squeezes best from the Alpha system.
  • Cons: Build quality not a big upgrade over kit lenses., AF noise and speed similar to kit lenses., Manual focus ring not very smooth., Macro no better than kit lens.
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Overall 6

Sony DT 16-80mm F3.5-4.5 ZA Vario-Sonnar T* review

TechRadar UK
3 June 2011
  • Summary: A zoom lens from the Carl Zeiss stable of Vario-Sonnar lenses
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Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT 16-80 mm f/3.5-4.5

25 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Originally posted 2007-12-05 on Optyczne.pl When the Sony Alfa 100 reflex camera was put on the market, an announcement was made that a new lens, the Carl Zeiss Vario Sonnar T* DT 16-80 mm f/3.5-4.5, would be produced soon and it would be a good substitute for the kit lens, prepared to cooperate...
  • Cons: high vignetting at all focal lengths,, noisy autofocus.
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Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT 16-80 mm f/3.5-4.5

28 August 2009
  • Summary: Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* DT 16-80 mm f/3.5-4 to bardzo uniwersalny obiektyw o solidnym wyglądzie zewnętrznym i dobrych parametrach optycznych. Jego największą zaletą jest wysoka rozdzielczość w całym zakresie ogniskowych i przysłon.
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Expert Review

4 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Высококачественный стандартный зум-объектив для цифровых фотокамер. Удобный 5-кратный диапазон фокусных расстояний (24 – 120 мм в 35-мм экв.), компактные размеры и небольшой вес, универсальность в работе, асферические элементы для высокого качества изображения, круглая 7-лепестковая диафрагма,...
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