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Sony SAL-55200-2

Sony SAL-55200-2
alaAverage 4.5

62 reviews

Feb, 2016

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 62 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. Reviewers really like the usability. The design is also mentioned favorably.

price, design, usability

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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Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: AlanLuu (

Excellent Product


Easy to use

Sep, 2013

Consumer review by: trentw1966 (

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

Consumer review by: Playswithrocks (

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

Consumer review by: yeper (



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

Consumer review by: deltadave44 (

great value


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

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: ChelseaDH (

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

Consumer review by: Isaac (

Lens hood does not lock into place


It's a shame that the enjoyment of using the lens is interrupted every half hour when the lens hood falls off into the dirt. The provided lens hood doesn't lock into place, so simply walking around holding the camera is enough to loosen the lens hood...

Oct, 2011

Consumer review by: GoBucs (

Nice all around lense


Overall this is a great lense. I am just getting into the hobby and am very surprised of the photos I have been able to take with this lense. My father is a die hard Nikon person and he is impressed with the quality of photos I am producing with the...

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Featherspell (

Love it!


I think it is a good purchase for the price. Get it while it is on sale!

May, 2010

Consumer review by: Jennylynn (



I have been wanting a new lens for my camera and liked the price. Nice lens and take great photos.

Jan, 2016

Product Specifications

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Sony

Lens System

Focus Adjustment:Automatic / Manual
Lens Aperture:F/4.0-5.6
Max Focal Length:200mm
Max View Angle:29degrees
Min Focal Length:55mm
Min Focus Range:3ft
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