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

reviewer#1723 date: Jan-31-2007
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:70-210/4 beercan
75-300/4.5-5.6 big beercan
price paid:450 USD used
positive:Sharp, fast, good colors, flexible focus limiter
negative:ummmm...
comment:My first white lens; and I got it for a song! Scratched up but optically beautiful.

With this lens I am finally getting close to the tack sharp photos I often see posted by others. The AF is really accurate, and quiet compared to all my others lenses.

Wow! I am lovin it!

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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