Minolta AF 20mm F2.8 RS A-mount lens review by ihlbcn

reviewer#5530 date: Jun-15-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Sony 20mm f2.8
price paid:300 EUR
Build quality
negative:Front cap difficult to remove
comment:This lens has fantastic colors, it's very sharp even wide open and on f8 it is superb in all senses, just sharp center to border, no vignetting, very low distorsion.

AF is really fast on A900 and size is very moderate.
IQ wise it's an excellent lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 39
  • sharpness: 4.53
  • color: 4.82
  • build: 4.56
  • distortion: 4.26
  • flare control: 4.31
  • overall: 4.49
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