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

reviewer#8343 date: Dec-2-2010
sharpness: 2
color: 3
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 3.4
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Beercan
Min 70-210 f3.5-4.5
price paid:45 GBP
positive:Managed it sell it!
negative:Soft, soft and soft
comment:Hugely disappointed with this lens. Better off shooting with either of the 70-210mm and cropping. Interesting zoom control combined with AF/MF toggle, not to my liking.

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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