Minolta AF 24-105mm F3.5-4.5 D A-mount lens review by agetan

reviewer#11 date: Nov-21-2004
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
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 35-105 f3.5-4.5 Macro
price paid:
Excellent image quality
Good range of focal
Good for both Film and Digital
negative:Slight distortion on widest end, but not very noticible
comment:I had a chance to play around with this lens, I love the weight as well as the focal length combination.

I can see this is my perfect travel lens.

After shooting about 6-7 rolls of Sensia slide, I am quite impress with the image quality. Focusing is abit stiff with this particular sample that I have, but not too much of an issue there.

Wish Minolta release a constant f2.8 of this lens... well.. keep on dreaming.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 108
  • sharpness: 4.24
  • color: 4.51
  • build: 4.12
  • distortion: 4.13
  • flare control: 4.24
  • overall: 4.25
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