Minolta AF 50mm F1.7 A-mount lens review by giovanni27

reviewer#11804 date: May-1-2014
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.6
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:Sony 50mm f1.8
price paid:50 €
positive:Sharpness
Nice colors
Very light


negative:Not very good build
comment:I paid only 50€ for this lens and its one of my favorite. I use it for portraits only. It is really value for money.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 417
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.57
  • distortion: 4.74
  • flare control: 4.17
  • overall: 4.58
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