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

reviewer#244 date: Nov-26-2005
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:Sigman 70-210 f/2.8
price paid:
missing
positive:Light
Fast
negative:none
comment:It is one of my favorite lenses. It is extremely light and fast and can thus be handheld (not much heavier than the 100mm f2/8). It has the Minolta twist and lock retractable hood and can be focused manually with a nice ruber ring. Focus limiter makes this lens faster in AF (less travel).

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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