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

reviewer#14246 date: May-11-2015
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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 AF 35-70mm F4
Helios 44-2 58mm F2.0 (USSR manual lens)
price paid:50 USD (used)
positive:* Sharpness at f2.8>
* Cheap
* Great colors
* Good build quality
* Solid appearance
* Fast focus
negative:*Small focus ring
*Soft at 1.7
comment:Solid and cheap 50mm lens for Sony Alpha. IMHO it's best buy fix for APS-C. Superior build quality and very good image result.

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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