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Sony-sal-1870.33715578
8.0 out of 10

Sony SAL-1870

Take superb shots with this great all-around lens. In 35mm equiv Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Sony SAL-1870

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Overall 6
6.0

Don't let my four stars fool you. I only ...

Bao Le Hong Ho, Amazon
29 August 2014
  • Summary: Don't let my three stars fool you. I only give 5 to anything that makes me feel as if I was reborn into Heaven.
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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

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

D. H., Amazon
25 May 2007
  • 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
5.8

User Review

j.miguel, DeCamaras
27 December 2012
  • Summary: Comparto totalmente el comentario de J.Luis (620),; A mi me pasa lo mismo con este objetivo,pero despues de cuatro años. Al encender hace un ruido que parece el motor de un avión (en automático).
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Overall 6
6.0

Einfaches Kit-Objektiv mit hoher Ausfallrate

B. Wittig, Amazon
26 September 2012
  • Summary: Das 18-70 ist wie das 18-55 bei den "kleineren" Sony Alpha -Kameras mit APS-C Sensor als Kit-Objektiv beigelegt worden. Für die ersten Schritte mit der Kamera sowie für die üblichen Familienbilder ist dieses Objektiv ausreichend, wer qualitativ höherwertige Fotos schießen will, sollte sich aber schnellstmöglich ein besser abbildendes und vor allem besser verarbeitetes Objektiv besorgen. Gerade die Verarbeitung ist es, die mich an diesem Objektiv stört.
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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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