Minolta AF 200mm F2.8 APO A-mount lens review by dekie

reviewer#6216 date: Oct-13-2009
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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Min 100mm f2
Min APO 80-200 f2.8
price paid:669 € (as new condition)
positive:Already super sharp wide open. Stopping down only enhances the contrast a little.
Sharp at 2.8 with my Kenko Pro 1.4 TC (old white version)
comment:As sharp as the Min 100mm. Oldest non HS version, but focusing on the a900 is fast and very accurate. With the TC focusing is accurate, but rather slow.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 39
  • sharpness: 4.94
  • color: 4.90
  • build: 4.77
  • distortion: 4.92
  • flare control: 4.79
  • overall: 4.86
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