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

reviewer#4740 date: Jan-24-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.8
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 Beercan
Minolta 70-210 Beercan
Minolta 75-300 New
Sony 70-300 G SSM
price paid:
missing
positive:Sharp
Colour
Sharp wide open
Sharp 400mm
negative:AF not that fast, but OK
comment:Wonderful lens, perfect focal range, sharp wide open, even at 400mm (A700 better at F8), nice Minolta colours, superb dimensions for a 400mm range - JUST LOVE IT!

Here you can see my sample images: http://www.dyxum.com/dforum/forum_posts.asp?TID=11341&PID=445104#445104

Best regards, D.

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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