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

reviewer#2148 date: Apr-13-2007
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:100-300 APO
70-210
price paid:
missing
positive:Sharpness
Focus speed
negative:None
comment:An absolute must-have in the kit bag.
The speed and quietness of autofocus is astonishing.
Even wide open, sharpness and colour superb.

The 100-300APO is a useful alternative when space/weight a premium but otherwise my 100 2.8 macro and this lens are never far from my camera.

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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