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

reviewer#1496 date: Dec-1-2006
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.3
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 20 2.8, 50 1.4, 100 2.0, 100 2.8 macro, 17-35G, 35-105 3.5-4.5 macro, Sigma 28-70 2.8EX, 70-200 2.8 EX APO
price paid:250 Euro's used
positive:Light, sharp, cheap
negative:zoomring rubber came off 2 times now
comment:Lens is ok, nice and light to carry around for long times. The rubber zoomring came off 2 times now. I've been able to glue it with 3M tape. It is not in the top 3 of my favorite lenses unfortunately. The 17-35G, 100 2.8 macro and 100 2.0 are !

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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