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

reviewer#10720 date: Nov-22-2012
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 35-105 macro
price paid:100 usd (like new)
positive:Minolta colors
Metal construction
useful range for APS-C
negative:AF noise
comment:Very good mid range zoom, the colors out of this lense are outstanding, it's very sharp too, at f/4 is dead sharp. All metal, and good quality of construction. This glass is old, but very capable. Get one if you can.

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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