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

reviewer#9895 date: Feb-6-2012
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:Minolta 16mm F2.8 Fisheye
Minolta 18-70mm F3.5-5.6 Kit
price paid:
positive:Good sharpness for a wide prime
Good old Minolta color
Wide but able to fit filter
negative:Original hood a bit hard to find
comment:Got a chance to try out this lens, like the old classic, build quality is superb and sharpness and color is as good as my 16mm Fisheye. Great lens for people who owned full frame DSLR and wanted to fit filters on it to get cool landscape pictures.

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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