Minolta AF 24-85mm F3.5-4.5 RS A-mount lens review by dekie

reviewer#1080 date: Aug-11-2006
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
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:24-50, 24-85, 28-135
price paid:125 USD(used as new)
positive:low ca, low distortion at 24mm and very low distortion at tele end, as sharp as the 24-50mm in the full range.
negative:none
comment:Compact, good build quality. Low price. Very good standard zoom. Good wide open, very good one stop down and excellent
at f8. Good corner sharpness on aps size.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 53
  • sharpness: 4.41
  • color: 4.68
  • build: 4.34
  • distortion: 4.19
  • flare control: 4.11
  • overall: 4.35
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