The Sony 16-80mm has an average review score of 73.6%

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Sony DT 16-80mm f3.5-4.5 ZA
The standard 18-70mm kit lens on the Sony Alpha does a reasonable job, but it’s not the best lens in the world and suffers particularly from chromatic aberration near the edges of the frame. Kit zooms are renowned for value rather than optical quality, so if you want to know what your Alpha can really do, you might be taking a close look at the Carl-Zeiss-badged 16-80mm lens. It’s designed specifically for Sony Alpha SLRs and, unlike some other recently announced Zeiss lenses, it&rs...
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60

Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 ZA DT
Assuming a good sample the Zeiss 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 ZA DT is surely a desirable lens. The primary design objective was obviously to maximize resolution because this is where the lens shines with generally stunning MTF figures matching or beating many standard zooms out there.
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73

Sony DT 16-80mm F3.5-4.5 ZA Vario-Sonnar T* review
From the legendary Carl Zeiss stable of Vario-Sonnar lenses, the DT 16-80mm is a class act that delivers a powerful 5x zoom range, equivalent to 24-120mm. The bland styling isn't much to look at, but the zoom and focus rings work smoothly.
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60

Sony 16-80mm f/3.5-4.5 DT Carl Zeiss Vario-Sonnar T* SAL-1680Z
this is a nice lens ,perphaps not so awesome like 85F1.4(damn its a prime), but still remain in top of today sony zoom lens. most used in f 4.5-5.6 .rare in f8.
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85

Sony Carl Zeiss DT 16-80mm
Pros: Great technical performance and robust feel Cons: Manual-focus ring lacks silky smoothness
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90