Minolta AF 200mm F2.8 G APO HS A-mount lens review by ph0t0man

reviewer#1449 date: Nov-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 own this lens
compared to:135/2.8
70-210/4
price paid:$675 (used)
positive:Small & Light(for FL and Ap)
Sharp like a tack
Bokeh, Bokeh, Bokeh
FAST AF!
negative:Mine is in bad shape...
comment:One of the best lenses ANYONE can own. GREAT with 1.4x (I have Kenko DG model) and 2x APO II. This thing is such a great package. IQ is only slightly degraded with TCs.
Get one, or hope Sony releases it later.

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
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