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

reviewer#6604 date: Dec-18-2009
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 75-300
Minolta 100=300 APO D
price paid:L56
positive:Sharp stopped down
Minolta colours
Relatively light
negative:No MF
PF in well lit high contrast situations
comment:Good budget lens

My second copy. My first was terrible. This one is a lot better and very usable.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 27
  • sharpness: 4.00
  • color: 4.41
  • build: 4.15
  • distortion: 4.26
  • flare control: 3.85
  • overall: 4.13
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