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

reviewer#11185 date: Jun-9-2013
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:Sigma 2.8 300mm APO
Minolta 1.4 85mm G
Minolta 4 70-210mm
price paid:1000 USD MINT
positive:Manual focus limiter
Sharpest lens
Built in Hood
negative:White in color
comment:Did I say this was a sharp lens...WOW! Doesn't disapoint in portraits and indoor sports. Rocket fast focusing when you spent time to set the manual limiter. I wish all lenses had manual limiters!!! This lens is built like a TANK!

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 80
  • sharpness: 4.96
  • color: 4.98
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.95
  • flare control: 4.89
  • overall: 4.92
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