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

reviewer#24473 date: Jan-23-2016
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:Sony 18-55mm SAM II, Minolta 100mm F2.8 macro, Minolta 75-300mm F4.5-5.6
price paid:50 USD (mint)
positive:lovely bokeh, small and light and build like a tank
negative:soft at full-open
comment:For the price I paid I can't get better lens

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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