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

reviewer#39904 date: Jul-31-2017
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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:none
price paid:€90 used
positive:Sharp
Very quick AF
I like the feel of it on the camera
negative:very small built-in hood
comment:A great little prime lens which I don't use nearly as often as I should.
I have used it on a Sony A390 & Sony A-68.

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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