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Sony  Vario Sonnar T* DT 16-80 mm F3.5-4.5 ZA
9.1 out of 10

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

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Reviews and Problems with Sony Vario Sonnar T* DT 16-80 mm F3.5-4.5 ZA

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Overall 9
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Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
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Features 9
8.5
Performance 10
9.5
Picture quality 10
9.5

Sony Zeiss Vario Sonnar 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 ZA Review

What Digital Camera
23 May 2008
  • Summary: It’s clear that this really is a cracking lens that is worthy of the German giant’s name. If you are a Sony user who demands the best then this is the standard zoom for you.
  • Pros: Solid feel and the promise of Zeiss performance
  • Cons: Maximum aperture could be a little greater
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
8.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 10
9.5
Picture quality 10
9.5

Sony Carl Zeiss DT 16-80mm f3.5-4.5 ZA Review

What Digital Camera
4 February 2008
  • Summary: Having had a second chance to evaluate the Carl Zeiss 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 ZA it is clear that this is a cracking lens. If you are a Sony user who demands the best, then this is the standard zoom for you.
  • Pros: Great technical performance and robust feel
  • Cons: Manual-focus ring lacks silky smoothness
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Expert Review

photo.net
7 November 2007
  • Conclusion: You get what you pay for and what you're willing to carry in terms of weight. The more expensive and heavier lens delivers substantially better image quality. Both lenses are too slow for use indoors in available light, especially given the mediocre performance of Sony digital bodies at high ISO...
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