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

reviewer#33749 date: Jan-9-2017
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 3
flare control: 3
overall: 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:KM 18-70 F3.5-5.6
Sony 18-55 F3.5-5.6
Sigma 18-50 F2.8-4.5
Sony DT16-50 F2.8
price paid:130
positive:Super sharp
Fast AF
Great FOV
Ergonomics (minus the focus ring)
Good build quality
negative:Small focus ring(hardly used it)
Noisy AF
comment:Used it a lot with my KM 5D and later on some with the Sony A77
Sold it so I Could buy the Sony DT 16-50 2.8SSM
Regret it a bit, because I will probably buy the A7 some day.. But I hope I find a new one later on

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 58
  • sharpness: 4.39
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.69
  • distortion: 4.21
  • flare control: 4.07
  • overall: 4.44
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