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Sony SAL-55200-2

Sony SAL-55200-2
alaAverage 4.5

77 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 77 reviews of Sony SAL-55200-2. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other Lenses & Filters for all reviews. People are impressed by the reliability and size. The design and usability also get good reviews.

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On average, users rate this product 90/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony SAL-55200-2 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Lenses & Filters on

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May, 2018

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nice quick lens solidly built.


came with a another shorter lens and an A57, whorks fine, very pleased with the quality. Not too big, solidly built, looks like it will last a lifetime

May, 2016

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Looking forward to trying it out


I bought this lens in preparation for a forthcoming holiday. Although I have yet to try it in the field, I am impressed by the quality and operation of the lens. It enhances the capability of my Alpha 55 camera and looks good without being too bulky to...

Jan, 2015

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great price


Brought for my partner as a crimbo prezzie. We have just had a baby boy so wanted to capture every moment.

Jan, 2015

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Reasonable kit lens.


This lens came as a kit lens with my Alpha 58 SLT. It has useful range and is good for general photography. It is not the sharpest out there but it is not the most expensive. A good general zoom to have in the bag.

Dec, 2014

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Excellent Product


Easy to use

Sep, 2013

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Good Lens


This lens produces outstanding images with my A55 camera. However, zooming in and out is not very smooth. This should not be in a lens of otherwise high quality. Quality control slipped on this one.

Jul, 2013

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Excellent Value


I bought this to replace/augment an older minolta 100-300mm lens that was pretty soft. This has become my primary lens since I shoot mainly outdoors. I love that it's fast with the AF and produces nice crisp photos with good color. I rarely experience...

Jun, 2012

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Lens has great quality and versitility of zoom for open field shots and just about anything else. The autofocus is very quiet and therefore great for wildlife. You can't get a better lens for even twice the price. (The pics look much better than here.)

May, 2012

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great value


fantastic lens to add to your collection...easy to use and results are fantastic!...

Apr, 2012

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I love this lens


I received this lens with my new a55 as an early Christmas gift and I absolutely love it. I am an amateur photographer and I have a lot to learn, and so far, I feel like this is the perfect lens for me to learn with. I have been able to take a wide...

Dec, 2011

Product Specifications


Color of product:Black

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

Lens System

35 mm camera lens equivalent:3.25 / 3.25 - 11.8
Aperture range (F-F):4 - 5.6
Closest Focusing Distance:37.4
Component for:SLR
Diagonal angle of view (max):28 / 29
Diagonal angle of view (min):8
Focal length (35mm film equivalent):3.25 - 11.8 / 82.5
Focal length range (f-f):2.17 - 7.87
Focus Adjustment:Automatic / Manual
Image sensor format:APS-C
Lens Aperture:F/4.0-5.6
Lens mount interface:Sony A
Lens structure:13/9
Lens structure (elements/groups):13/9
Lens Type:Telephoto
Max Focal Length:200mm
Max View Angle:29degrees
Maximum aperture number:32 / 45
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):11.8
Min Focal Length:55mm
Min Focus Range:3ft
Minimum aperture number:4
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):3.25
Number of diaphragm blades:7 / 9
Optical Zoom:3.6
Special Functions:Tele / Zoom
System Type:Lens
Type:Telephoto zoom lens

Lens System Mounting

Mounting Type:Minolta A-type

Optical System


Other Features


Packaging Content

Lens hood: Yes


Compatible products:NEX Handycam Camcorders/α390/α500/α290. / Sony
Lens color:Grey
Lens colour:Grey

Weight & Dimensions

Filter size:1.97 / 2.17
Weight:10.8 / 7.41