Minolta AF 100-300mm F4.5-5.6 A-mount lens review by Derek

reviewer#4735 date: Jan-23-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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:75-300 New
Sigma 70-300 Apo macro
price paid:Ł60.00 (GBP)
positive:Sharp upto 250mm
Useably sharp at 300 when stopped down
Good colour
negative:Wish it was sharper at 300
comment:Good lense but nothing special. Not as good as Miolta 75-300 new

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 31
  • sharpness: 3.73
  • color: 4.23
  • build: 3.77
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 3.81
  • overall: 3.93
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