Lenstip tests the DA 20-40 F2.8-4 Limited lens!

Started Feb 9, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Alex Sarbu Veteran Member • Posts: 5,664
Re: Lenstip tests the DA 20-40 F2.8-4 Limited lens!

Walt_A wrote:

Alex Sarbu wrote:

DAVID MANZE wrote:

Hi guys,

After a disappointing review of this lens on Pentax Forums in terms of their results at the 40mm end regarding edge performance, I'm pleased to see the review from my favourite site LensTip has just been published, here's the link!

http://www.lenstip.com/2078-news-Pentax_HD_DA_20-40_mm_f_2.8-4.0_ED_Limited_DC_WR_-_lens_review.html

Pretty negative. However, while the people at lenstip looks quite competent and knowledgeable, I have a hard time believing a site which claims the DA21 is sharper than the DA70.

I guess that with all these reviews, you don't know much about a lens until you use one yourself.

I haven't recently read these tests and am therefore not aware if the claim they 21 is sharper than the 70, however are you aware they were tested on different cameras? K10D and K-5 so you cannot compare the image resolution figures directly?

I am aware of that; still, it shouldn't win by a landslide.

I have both lenses and for me there is no doubt: the 70mm is the better one, and with more uniform characteristics.

Alex

 Alex Sarbu's gear list:Alex Sarbu's gear list
Pentax K-1 Pentax smc DA* 60-250mm F4.0 ED (IF) SDM Pentax smc DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited Pentax smc DA 70mm F2.4 AL Limited Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited +4 more
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