Minolta AF 135mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by japp

reviewer#45689 date: Apr-19-2021
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:minolta 28-135mm
minolta 70-210mm beercan
sony 55-200mm
price paid:€18
positive:great color and nice dof
negative:really hard to turn the focus wheel on my lens.
comment:this minolta 135mm i bought got taken apart (luckiliy i am really handy with this stuff so i was able to save this lens from the scrap) and to be honest the lens is very easy to take appart, clean and rebuild with the service manual. i haven't tested i long enough but as it stands it's a really nice lens in my collection!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 138
  • sharpness: 4.69
  • color: 4.92
  • build: 4.66
  • distortion: 4.91
  • flare control: 4.43
  • overall: 4.72
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