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8.5 out of 10

Sony SAL-28F28

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Overall 10

sony's wide angle 28 mm lens for good

liniecas, Ebay
3 September 2012
  • Summary: With all respect to bigger brothers of SAL F28 /F/2.8 ,- this eye has undoubltly the best money/q rate in my opinion. lightweight, laconic, strong character inborn from SONY, - thats it-28/F/28. A little bit wider angle expecting, but really without noticeable distortions,- thats what i needed when bought this lens for my old A100 from SONY's ALPHA serie.
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Overall 8

Semi-wide angle, large aperature, good build quality for a great price!

themoressage, Ebay
15 August 2011
  • Summary: The Sony 28mm f2.8 is hands down the best "walk around" lens for beginner photographers using Sony Alpha cameras. The kit lens is a piece of junk so please, dish out around $200 and get this prime. The wide angle is great for landscapes, portraits, or just about any occasion. The lens is relatively fast allowing indoor pictures without flash and catching moving subjects. The build quality comes from the previous Minolta line and is top-notch.
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Overall 10

Compact. Compact. and Compact

Jaden P, Amazon
1 August 2011
  • Summary: I believe this lens has discontinued for now. I just purchased this lens despite of many negative reviews from photozone or dpreview. The reason is this lens is super compact. I need a everyday lens for my A55. Even 28mm on APC-S body is 42mm lens. That is my favorite focal length always. This is not good for wide very good for standard lens(especially on crop bodies) hidden hood is another interesting idea since minolta.
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Overall 10

My favorite lens

Emily "Emily", Amazon
17 April 2011
  • Summary: I WAY prefer this to the 50mm 1.8 and I keep this on my camera pretty much all the time. It's my favorite, my "home" lens, my go-to and I have it on all the time. I always use it. It's always on my camera. I love it!
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Overall 2

Please don't buy it as a wide angle Len because it's not

jj777, Amazon
14 February 2011
  • Summary: This is a single standard lens no a wide angle if you buy it as a wide angle Len you wii give your money away.
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Overall 6

Sony SAL - 28F28

Roxana H. McRoberts, Amazon
27 May 2010
  • Summary: I am not very happy with this product. I wanted a wide angle lens to create a powerful foreground effect on landscape photos but this lens is not powerful enough to do that. I guess I need a 16F28 or less??
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Overall 10

Awesome lens

sodablue1, Ebay
29 March 2010
  • Summary: The 28mm lens on my A500 is a good walking around lens. I like primes because of the clarity and it's actually easier not futzing around with zooming.
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Overall 10

Excellent lens with an excellent price

Diego Raigoza Nuñez, Amazon
1 January 2009
  • Summary: Disregard all the negative reviews youve read about this lens, the Sony SAL 28F28 its a GREAT lens on its own. The lens is small, light and discrete, with a hidden hood built in it, may not be a big hood, but its better than nothing. Most people and websites compare this lens with far more expensive wide angle lenses, making it a toxic mess to stay away from. SO NOT TRUE.
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Overall 10

Very nice standard lens

N. Hyland, Amazon
3 February 2008
  • Summary: Sharp, excellent color. All around lovely lens. Simple design. Light weight. Good price on sale. I like the hidden lens hood in it. There is not a whole lot more you can say about such a simple, low cost prime lens.
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Overall 10

great quality

Terry O. "photographer", Amazon
18 March 2007
  • Summary: This lens is perfect to keep in my photo supply bag. The lens is compact, easy to attach and fun to work with.
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