Minolta AF 28mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by derekw

reviewer#10395 date: Jul-18-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
tested on:
  • film camera:Film camera
  • APS-C: 6MP6 MP; 10MP10 MP; 12MP12 MP; 14MP14 MP; 16MP16 MP; 20MP20 MP; 24MP24 MP
  • full frame: 12MP12 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 24 f2.8
Sony 35 f1.8
price paid:60 GBP
positive:SHARP!!!!
Minolta colour
Build
negative:Poor hood
comment:I got a total surprise with this lens - very sharp at f2.8 and it stays sharp.

Great colours and better than the Sony in this respect.

Better than my previous copies so beware of sample variation.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 138
  • sharpness: 4.25
  • color: 4.64
  • build: 4.52
  • distortion: 4.28
  • flare control: 3.86
  • overall: 4.31
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