Sony-Zeiss Vario-Sonnar 24-70mm f/2.8 ZA

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The premier standard-range zoom for Sony cameras—the Zeiss 24-70mm is fast, accurate, and sharp. It is a very heavy chunk of glass, but not as heavy for you to have trouble carrying it around all day. The auto-focus is surprisingly quick and quiet. Even better, the fast 2.8 aperture operates through the entire zoom range.

Tim’s Take

If you have a Sony DSLR, you owe yourself the joy of shooting with this lens. This isn’t just one of those “Oh Sony just put the Zeiss name on it to sell it” lenses. You’re getting Zeiss-quality images with autofocus. Is it on par with the Canon and Nikon counterparts? Absolutely! Arguably better.

Roger Cicala

Roger's Take

Roger Cicala

President of LensRentals.com

Quick summary: Try it. You’ll like it.

Sony has now joined the ‘big boys’ with having a world-class standard range, f/2.8 zoom. It’s superbly sharp, and I’m picky about that, I usually shoot with primes. This is one of the few zooms that I’ll take the images right out of the camera without post-processing much at all. Autofocus is quick and sure. It’s not a tiny lens by any means, but it balances well on the camera and certainly isn’t too heavy to carry around all day.

Filter Size
77mm (nonrotating front element)
2.1 lb (without tripod collar)
Minimum Focusing Distance
1.0 feet
Maximum Magnification
Angle of view: (full frame)
84 to 23 degrees
Zoom method
Image Stabilization
Focusing System
Internal, Full time active, SSM motor
Aperture Blades
9, circular
Low Dispersion Elements
Aspherical Elements
Weather Resistant
Sony Alpha

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Rental Period Waiver Price Rental Price Total Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $12.00 $81.00 $93.00 $31.00
4 days $13.00 $87.00 $100.00 $25.00
7 days $17.00 $116.00 $133.00 $19.00
10 days $23.00 $157.00 $180.00 $18.00
14 days $30.00 $203.00 $233.00 $16.64
21 days $40.00 $273.00 $313.00 $14.90
30 days $50.00 $342.00 $392.00 $13.07
45 days $65.00 $447.00 $512.00 $11.38
60 days $77.00 $522.00 $599.00 $9.98
90 days $99.00 $673.00 $772.00 $8.58
Rental Period Rental Price Approximate Day Rate
3 days $81.00 $27.00
4 days $87.00 $21.75
7 days $116.00 $16.57
10 days $157.00 $15.70
14 days $203.00 $14.50
21 days $273.00 $13.00
30 days $342.00 $11.40
45 days $447.00 $9.93
60 days $522.00 $8.70
90 days $673.00 $7.48

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