Minolta AF 100-300mm F4.5-5.6 APO A-mount lens review by robert.pierrick

reviewer#9915 date: Feb-11-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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:100-300 xi
100-400 APO
price paid:100 Euros
positive:Very lightweight and small.
Very sharp except at widest apertures.
negative:
missing
comment:Optical performances seems to permit bigger resolutions than my 14Mp camera.
It's sharper than the 100-400 APO and it has not any purple fringe comparativly to the xi.
The xi just beat it wide open.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 69
  • sharpness: 4.20
  • color: 4.58
  • build: 4.00
  • distortion: 4.51
  • flare control: 4.26
  • overall: 4.31
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