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

reviewer#11018 date: Apr-6-2013
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
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:Kit lens 18-70
price paid:150 euro (new)
positive:- Sharp
- Bokeh (circular aperture)
- Compact
- Range
- Colours
- Build
negative:Maybe price I paid, but it is a new one from old stock that came with warranty from the shop, so I am okay with that. You can pick one up for less though.
comment: Very good all-round lens, have this one with me in my back pack at least five days a week and use it a lot.

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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