Minolta AF 24-50mm F4 A-mount lens review by saikomol

reviewer#9441 date: Sep-21-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 4.4
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 own this lens
compared to:sony 18-55mm
price paid:150(used)
positive:excellent color
sharp
negative:a little bit distortion
comment:This is a great walk around and party lens, I took a lot of picture during company's party. I was not really impress when I saw the photos in the computer, I was thinking about to sell my copy. However I went to Costco to develop the picture, there were different a story. I was so amazing with all the photos, the color are beautiful and really sharp. Now the lens is for keep.

So what I learn is "I don't see how good of the lens until I develop the photos"

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 51
  • sharpness: 4.36
  • color: 4.84
  • build: 4.55
  • distortion: 4.39
  • flare control: 3.82
  • overall: 4.39
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