Minolta AF 200mm F2.8 G APO HS A-mount lens review by pacorro

reviewer#1034 date: Jul-20-2006
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:Minolta: 100/2.8 soft, 50/1.7,
price paid:
missing
positive:lightweighted
compact
very good picture quality
relatively fast autofocus
negative:none
comment:It's a fantastic lens, with extreme good picture quality. Sharp like a razor (by F2.8 also good, but from F4 perfect), it has a beautiful bokeh, none chromatic aberration, none spherical aberration, nice colours.
And it's really lightweighted, and really small. It's easy to handheld (for long time also).

And it's nice, like a little gem. :-)

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 81
  • sharpness: 4.96
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.95
  • flare control: 4.88
  • overall: 4.91
Dyxum.com - Home of the alpha system photographer
In memory of Cameron Hill - brettania