Minolta AF 100mm F2 A-mount lens review by glina

reviewer#8349 date: Dec-4-2010
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 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 own this lens
compared to:70-300G
100-200/4.5
70-200/4
80-200G
price paid:
missing
positive:Good contrast
Perfect sharpness
Light and bright
Tough build
negative:none really, but AF speed could be better
comment:The ultimate resolving machine. No zoom even comes close in sharpness. Color and contrast are great. Lens hood is adequate for avoiding flare. A good alternative for the heavy and much more expensive Zeiss primes. Highly recommended for both FF and APS-C.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 72
  • sharpness: 4.94
  • color: 4.97
  • build: 4.88
  • distortion: 4.99
  • flare control: 4.60
  • overall: 4.87
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