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Sony 16 - 50 mm / F 3,5 – 5,6 OSS (SELP-1650)

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52 reviews

Oct, 2015

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Sony 16 - 50 mm / F 3,5 – 5,6 OSS (SELP-1650). The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, 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 price and usability are also appreciated.

usability, price, size, reliability

On average, users rate this product 78/100.

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90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Sony SELP1650 Alpha NEX Series Power Zoom Lens 16-50mm F3.5-5.6 OSS

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: Meangrain (

Good" lens for everyday shooter


I bought a NEX-6 that came with this lens. I LOVE the NEX-6, but only like this lens. I never use it unless I want a camera and have no room for a camera bag. It is convenient at best... and frustrating at worst. Distortion correction is ALWAYS ON with...

Small Size, Fast AF, reasonably sharp at times

Slow to extend/collapse, Distortion, Soft Edges

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: BLTMAN (

Don't bother if you have an original NEX5


I preordered it a couple of months ago and it just arrived from this week. The images produced by the lens (except when zoomed in all the way) have some of the worst distortion and barreling I have seen. All of the newer NEX cameras have had...

Small and compact

Distortion. Almost unusable on older NEX5

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: bayfield (

Excellent travel lens


Bought this with a 5r body to replace a canon dslr camera mostly because its easy to carry and a slimmer profile. The photographs i have taken with the sony camera are exceptional...I'm an amateur photographer but demand superior results...and a...

Small profile, easy manual adjustments, excellent field of view


Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: mtechnic6 (

Got 2 versions 1 silver 1 black SELP1650


I tried both lens on both the NEX-5N and my NEX-5R and it works, but the quality control will be an issue, the silver one was not as sharp nor is the OSS working properly with either camera. Compared to the black version it is a noticeable difference...

Compact, auto zoom

40.5mm filter size (not normal Sony filter size), no hood, quality control issue

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Image Stabiliser: Yes

General Features

3D: No
Application:CSC LENS
Bayonet Compatibility:Sony E
Product Type:Wide Angle Zoom Lens