IQ of Zeiss SAM 16-80 vs SEL 18-200

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IQ of Zeiss SAM 16-80 vs SEL 18-200
Feb 18, 2013

Hi

I have a Nex 7, SEL 18-200, CZ24 as well as the LA-EA2 adapter (got it as part of a deal but no A mount lenses yet). I generally don't PP and just use OOC jpegs due to lack of time.

I am wondering if the CZ16-80 would be a lot sharper than my SEL18-200 - I know they are very different focal ranges but I think I could cope with the shorter range of the CZ if the IQ is sharper/better overall.

The other consideration is that I lose stabilisation with the CZ vs the SEL so does that nearly balance each other out in terms of f-stop?

Obviously another benefit of the CZ would generally be faster focus for movement.

Anyone with experience of both ?

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