Minolta AF 100-400mm F4.5-6.7 APO A-mount lens review by Petronix

reviewer#4677 date: Jan-13-2009
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I used to own this lens
compared to:Sigma 75-300
KM 70-210mm 4
price paid:500€
positive:-Sharp
-Nice bokeh
-Wel build
negative:-external focusring
-tripod mount could be helpful
comment:After long time searching, found one in new condition in Japan.
Is for me the ideal walk around lens in nature........
When low light condition ..... hunting...(a lot :-( )
But for me the ideal price/qualitylens in these mm range.
Now working on my A700.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 49
  • sharpness: 4.48
  • color: 4.63
  • build: 4.20
  • distortion: 4.65
  • flare control: 4.41
  • overall: 4.48
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