Sony FE 28-70mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Announced Oct 16, 2013 •
Zoom lens | Sony FE | SEL2870

This is the most underrated kit lens in history. Just check the DX0 charts and see for yourself. It is sharper -by a large margin- than the much more expensive Zeiss f4 zoom at all apertures and all focal distances: https://www.dpreview.com/reviews/lens-compare-fullscreen?compare=true&lensId=sony_fe_28-70_3p5-5p6&cameraId=sony_a7r&version=0&fl=35&av=4&view=mtf-ca&lensId2=sony_zeiss_fe_24_70_4p0_za_oss&cameraId2=sony_a7r&version2=0&fl2=35&av2=4 Its is relative compact, light, with OSS. You can ...

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Perfect on my a7s is as good or even better then the 24-70 that is 3x more expensive. Great with the built in OSS technology. Love it as a travel lens when weight is crucial!

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I'm quite surprised that no-one else has reviewed this lens as it's been available as a kit lens for quite a while since the release of the A7. I guess in the FF world a kit lens like this is easily dismissed. Anyway, it's actually not bad at all, it's nicely made at it's price-point, has a metal lens mount and nice and smooth focus and zoom rings. The lens hood is a nice and smooth fit and it has the standard lens caps, so far so good. Focusing it's fast and completely silent, so good for ...

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