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

reviewer#44150 date: Oct-21-2018
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 3
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 3.7
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 28-105, Minolta 28-135
price paid:
missing
positive:-Sharp at 105mm
-Small and light
-Wide zoom range
negative:-Heavy distortion at 24mm
-Soft at 24mm wide open
comment:Great lens for mid to longer zoom ranges. Wide angle is usable either by stopping down aperture, or zooming past 28mm. Sharper at the end of the zoom range than Minolta 28-135 and 28-105. Very usable and great on full frame.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 104
  • sharpness: 4.25
  • color: 4.51
  • build: 4.13
  • distortion: 4.15
  • flare control: 4.26
  • overall: 4.26
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