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

reviewer#10145 date: Apr-25-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 5
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:Beercan
price paid:50 € 65 $ mint
positive:Incredibly sharp
Great colors
Hood is effective
Really fast AF
High quality build
negative:Could be faster but what do you expect for this little money?
comment:I am totally in love with this Minolta gem.
It's a very solid yet quite light lens.
What really impressed me is the AF speed - I didn't expect it to be that fast.
This lens is without any doubt a keeper for me.
Sure, f/4 would be nice and a smaller MFD too but I love it the way it is.

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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