Minolta AF 100-200mm F4.5 A-mount lens review by witee.w

reviewer#10125 date: Apr-16-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:70-210 f4 beercan
price paid:126 usd used
positive:light weight
compact size
beautiful model
negative:not as sharp as beercan
soft at 100 and 200
comment:MFD of this lens is super annoying. you can't even shoot portrait of your cousin across the table!

I love the looking, size and weight of this lens.

very satisfied with the IQ.

As beercan give slightly sharper image but compare to the weight and size that we have to carry I think this lens could become a tempting choice.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 128
  • sharpness: 4.37
  • color: 4.70
  • build: 4.58
  • distortion: 4.44
  • flare control: 4.04
  • overall: 4.43
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