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

reviewer#12185 date: Mar-15-2015
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
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
Sony 35 (apsc)
price paid:70 USD
positive:Size
Price
Sharpness
negative:Hood
comment:This is a fantastic lens for the price. It compares very well with the 24mm. In fact I don't notice too many differences other than the 4mm. Its light, its very sharp (centers even wide open) and sharpens up across the whole frame when stopped down a notch or two. For the price this is a tough lens to beat for a wide prime.

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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