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Sony SAL-2470Z

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Overall 8
8.0

What...it focused already????

rtrski "Who, me?", Amazon
4 October 2012
  • Summary: Haven't had this for long, and bought a used copy as well (not thru Amazon - sorry guys!). Bought for use with an A55 to replace my current Sigma 17-70mm (the old style, non-HSM motor version) with which I just was underwhelmed due to a slight softness. This lens is FAST to focus and is near as I can tell SILENT. Honestly, you half-shutter press and it's just THERE. Initial inspection of test shots indicates its sharper too.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sony SAL2470Z Lens

Dust Monster, Crutchfield
17 November 2011
  • Summary: If you are not a pro photographer, this lens may be overkill, especially for the price. By "pro" I mean a working photographer who gets paid. I have taken this lens on an overseas vacation trip. Honestly, for vacation type shots where you are spending time with the family, I would recommend something that is lighter, more compact, and doesn't require as much of your attention. In the back of my mind, I was always on the lookout for would-be thieves on the city streets.
  • Pros: The images are excellent throughout the zoom range and aperture range. The typical Carl Zeiss micro contrast gives the images that "pop".
  • Cons: High quality glass will always be heavy and maybe cumbersome, but this is the only negative that comes to mind. Keep in mind that I don't do lab testing on my lenses. This is purely based on viewing my images on screen and also viewing my prints. My reason for 4 stars: price.
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Overall 8
8.0

Superb for the pros

N. Hyland, Amazon
23 February 2010
  • Summary: This is a great lens, no doubt. But I want to take a different approach when reviewing it. The photo gear fanboys will hate this but, I would like to factor in price. A lot of new (and old) non pro photographers think that if they don't have "the best" (and most costly) they can't take a good picture. This is totally false. Satisfying and great photos were taken with gear in the past that would be junk today.
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Overall 8
8.0

QUALITY LENS AT A PRICE!

Mr. C. F. Murphy "C Murphy", Amazon
21 March 2012
  • Summary: Yes this is heavy, with all that glass it should be. Yes this is aesthetically pleasing, its a zeiss what else would you expect. But for a lot of cash this is not weather sealed, but neither are Sony pro-level cameras!! Basically you are getting what you pay for. A robust rugged reliable lens that is a pro-spec workhorse. The colours are stunning but there is some softness at corners and some CA in shots.
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Overall 8
8.0

A Top Quality Lens

monk_man, Amazon
24 December 2010
  • Summary: This is an excellent lens which I use with the 24 Mb Sony A850 camera. It is aimed at the serious amateur photographer and is heavy! That's the price you pay for the quality optics and the f2.8 aperture available over the entire zoom range. With this lens on your camera you won't be slipping it in your pocket but if you are this serious you probably have some filters and spare batteries and memory cards in a shoulder bag already.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tolles Objektiv - schlechte Gegenlichtblende

Pferdinant, Amazon
21 March 2014
  • Summary: Leider bin ich etwas enttäuscht - nicht vom Objektiv, sondern der Verarbeitung der Gegenlichtblende. Diese hat sich bereits zum 2.Mal in zwei Teile aufgelöst a) Bajonettanschluß b) Blende. Im ersten halben Jahr leistete der Hersteller Ersatz - nun, genau nach 2 Jahren ist es wieder auseinandergefallen - in dieser Preisklasse ein Novum!!
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

schreibigus, Yandex
16 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Имея опыт работы с конкурирующими брендами, могу сделать для себя окончательный вывод, что эта линза по своим общим характеристикам и конечному результату совсем незаметно уступает Nikkor 24-70/2,8 (резкость, хроматизм) и весомо лучше, чем Canon 24-70/2,8L. В работе удобна, оперативна, дает всегда стабильный и предсказуемо отличный результат. Цена несколько завышена, но для Сони ФФ без вариантов.
  • Pros: Убедительный конструктив, хорошая резкость во всем диапазоне с f 2,8 практически по всему полю кроме самых углов, быстрая фокусировка встроенным ультразвуковым мотором, отличный микроконстраст, нейтральная передача цвета. В ручной фокус можно перейти мгновенно, ничего нигде не переключая.
  • Cons: Выезжающий "хобот" при зумировании - потенциальный пылесос, и при выдвинутом хоботе объектив более уязвим при случайных ударах. Крепление бленды на выдвижном элементе объектива, лучше бы на неподвижном корпусе, как часто встречается у конкурентов. Кольцо зума довольно тугое, хотелось бы больше нежности. Недопустимо большее усилие на кольцо зума при вертикальном расположении объектива - сказывается очень тяжелый блок перемещаемых линз. Хроматические аберрации все же за...
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Sony 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA SSM T (SAL-2470Z)

Michel, Ceneo
26 May 2009