Sony A65 + 16-50/2.8
Is there something different about your kit than the ones selling on Amazon new for $750 with an 18-55 mm? Sorry I don't know much about lenses yet.
Yes; the 16-50 is a $700 lens of much higher quality. Better optics, better focusing, better build quality, better aperture.
|Waffles with fruits by Coolinarka|
from Food photography (desserts)
|Vestrahorn Frozen Reflection by Will B Milner|
from Ice cold