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Sony - 55-210mm f/4.5-6.3 Telephoto Lens for Most Sony Alpha E-Mount Cameras - Black-Front_Standard

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Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars with 1030 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    A sharp clear lens.

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    Dave
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    No, this is not a $10,000 Ultra telephoto fast lens. But for what it cost this lens is a great value. It's a standard Zoom for good all-round shooting. It's sharp and clear, no perceptible chromatic aberration. I gave it 4 stars because it has to absolutely amaze me to get 5 stars.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for novice or beginner photographers

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    MikeS
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    After reading lots of reviews, I decided on the a6000 package that include the additional lens and carrying case. This seemed to be the best value. There are lots of features and modes that take a while to get used to for beginners. But that is half of the fun with this camera and seeing the amazing pictures you can capture.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Zoom Lens

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    Leo0729
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    I bought this before my trip to England and was impressed on the quality of images I could get from a distance. I could zoom in the see a wide amount of detail. Gave me great images that I could blow up & crop to get a variety of new pictures which great clarity. It's my first zoom lens and was easy to attach & remove as well as use.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    I would call this a good lens

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    doleip
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    Been shooting super zoom bridge cameras a few years, so this is my first interchangeable lens camera. Bought this with a Sony A6000. This lens is obviously not as long a zoom as I am used to. It is however MUCH faster on the zoom and MUCH MUCH faster on the manual focus. The rest I can live with till my ship comes in...

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    probably the only lens you will need

    Posted
    BellasDaddy
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    I finally upgraded my old Cannon SLR to the Sony a6000 and I love it! my camera came with the 16-50mm lens and I purchased the 55-210mm for a zoom lens. It is literally half the size and weight of the 75-300mm lens on my old camera, but has a better range. For an amateur, I think the 16-50mm and 55-210mm are all you will ever need.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great zoom lens for a budget

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    Junior
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    I've used the lens a few times and I like it. It's nothing special but it does a decent job for far away objects. I use it for basic further away objects and its done well. I've read about better lenses for the more serious photographer. I bought a packaged deal and this lens was included at $150 less than buying the lens by itself.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    It is good product but not convenient to carry

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    MOhio
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    I rarely used it because I forgot to bring it because it is big and heavy. And, when I used this lens, the photos is not as good as the 16-50 mm lens. I am not sure whether it is my fault or lens' fault. I do not know whether I would recommend this to a friend, but I have to choose one. I wish there is choice called n/a.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Worth it!

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    TechnoGeek918
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    We bought the Sony Alpha a6000 and there was a deal for getting the second lens. It was well worth it! As much as the standard lens takes beautiful images, this one gives us more flexibility in the pictures we take. It was well worth the expense. Maybe not at full price, but with the deal, it was a no brainer.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Useful accessory for Sony NEX cameras

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    DAPANG
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    The 55-210mm Zoom Lens adds greatly to the already exceptional capabilities of my NEX-7 camera. Besides, it is not too expensive as compared with its great value. The only thing which is not so good about the lens is that it does not well match NEX-7 camera in terms of color. It will be great if the lens will come in more colors in the future.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Part 2 of Almost Perfect

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    Workerbee
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    The 6000 is not the latest model, and may not have all the bells and whistles of the 7000, but at 24 megapixels, this is quite an excellent camera. Got my selected package with lens price-matched from Amazon, and was able to walk out the door of the store with my new camera that day. A perfect buying experience.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Beautiful Photos with this lens

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    vjswhippet
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    I was hoping this lens would do well inside a building that was not that well lit. It did NOT disappoint !! I got some really nice long reach action shots that the object was nice and clear. I am really impressed with it Sony !!!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Second Lens for an E-Mount Sony

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    codatory
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    The kit pancake is a great lens out of the box, but this lens really allows for some creative shots with great background separation and still bright enough for some decent bokeh. Optical zoom works by compressing the background, so it's not the same as cropping when it comes to image composition.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great value lens

    Posted
    Tony81
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    Great for getting detail in architecture took great photos on my vacation to Paris. It was a no brainer for the cost in the bundle package that Best Buy often offers with DSLRs. I believe I saved nearly $150 on the lens and much cheaper than buying the one lens that replaces the freebee that comes with the camera and this one being reviewed.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Really increases Nex camera usefulness

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    Mezuzanator
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    One of the reasons I got this camera was that, with the right adapter, I could use most any lense. I got an inexpensive adapter off ebay, and it worked fine to connect other lenses, and the focus helps available on the nex also worked fine. In the end, however, I didnt like the hassle of manual focus and thats why I bought this lense.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent to capture the moment

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    Rhodie0465
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    If you are like me, you want to be able to zoom in on those small detailed things from afar - this lens will let you do that and still maintain clarity. I am in love with this lens which I use with my Sony A6000 Camera - It is very easy to mount in a flash and is exactly what I need to capture those once in a lifetime shots.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Excellent lens

    Posted
    Dksionzyk
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    Best Buy had a sale on that gave me $150 off this lens when I purchased my alpha 5000. Love the lens, use it all the time for sports, swim lessons and anything outdoors. Get sharp images, fast focus and it just feels solid and well built, not toy like. And it fits in a small camera bag (think hip pack) for easy portability.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    This lens is easy to use. 100% compatible w nex-3n

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    BigBrother
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    This lens is designed to work with the sony nex cameras. The autofocus functions perfectly. No learning curve. Manual zoom and focus is also an option. And it comes in handy at times. I can use this lens to zoom in on my kids dance recitals and gymnastics in both video and still shot. BTW the NEX 3-n has great sound. As a bonus.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome Lens

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    BleepBloop
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    Purchased the Sony 55-210mm telephoto lens for my Sony a6000 camera. LOVE IT! I take lots of photos (son's baseball and soccer games). I have been wanting a telephoto lens so I can get the shots I want from further distances. Gives me a whole new perspective! LOVE! LOVE! LOVE! Worth the money!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very, very good lens

    Posted
    JimCNY
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    This lens stays on my Sony a6000 most of the time. Very compact, extremely light weight and sharp at all focal lengths. Its zoom control is entirely mechanical and not electronic, a very good "feature." Its built-in Steady Shot works well. I'm very impressed at the quality of photos it produces. Very glad I bought this.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    easy to use - great focus

    Posted
    MAMABEAR
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    Easy to attach to camera body. Smooth in and out focus. Will focus sharp across the gym. I have used for sports outdoor, dance recitals in low light theater, and outdoor portraits. Focus is great everytime.

    I would recommend this to a friend