Pentax SMC DA 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED WR Review

SMC DA 50-200 mm 1:4-5.6 ED WR

Above average (B) 2 reviews 03/2011
7 opinions (Excellent)
Product specification:
  • Lens Type: Telephoto Zoom
  • Compatible camera types: Pentax
  • Minimum focal length: 50 mm
  • Maximum focal length: 200 mm
  • Minimum aperture: f/22
  • Maximum aperture: f/4 … more information

Digital SLR User
Magazine 4/2011
15 products tested
Without final score

"None of the other telezooms on test here can hold a candle to the Pentax 50-200mm when it comes to weight. ... The autofocus mechanism may not be the quietest there is, but it focuses eagerly with minimal hunting for sharp focus ... While the picture quality from the Pentax is nothing to get truly excited about, it proves itself as a capable performer. ..."

Digital Photo
7 products tested
"good performance" (4 out of 5 stars)

Value for money: "good performance" (4 out of 5 stars)

"... Pentax D-SLR users have a choice between own-brand or the Sigma alternative. If you're after a water-resistant barrel to go on a weather-sealed body, go for the Pentax DA 50-200mm, but if AF performance is more important then you'd be better off going for the Sigma. ..."

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Pentax smc DA 50-200mm f/4-5.6 ED WR Zoom Lens

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