Summary: I got this lens as a kit with an A700 in August, 2009. It was a used kit, which saved me a few bucks, and everything appeared perfectly new. I've taken this lens around the world (always taking it carry-on on aircraft), hiked with it, taken it on motorcycle trips in a holster and in a holster in a...
Summary: I looked at this lens, but quickly realised that the Sony 18-250 is a superior solution. For only USD 50 extra you get a lense that: - Reaches 75mm further (using 35mm equivalents) - Was introduced to the market two years later. - Is only marginally larger
Excerpt: Having tried the 18-70mm and 75-300mm lenses this should be an excellent compromise lens. However Compromise you will definetly do. I tried this lens from a friend and I can only say I was disappointed after the excellent 18-70 and 75-300mm lenses.
Summary: Ich wollte ein sog. Reiseobjektiv, habe mich auch von Testberichten beeinflussen lassen. Fazit: Ein sehr träges, schwer zu drehendes Objektiv. Auf Grund des großen Drehwiderstandes beim manuellem Einstellen fährt man oft ruckartig über das gewünscht Ziel hinaus. Ärgerlich bei Situationsfotos.