Minolta AF 24-85mm F3.5-4.5 RS A-mount lens review by S4m0302

reviewer#5859 date: Aug-16-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:SAL1870
price paid:170 USD (used)
positive:sharp
bokeh
flower hood
focal length
color
build quality
negative:non adi
comment:Great lens to replace kit (18-70). Love the sharpness and acceptable bokeh (good). The only disadvantage is not ADI compatible, but I think it is not so important. I'm very pleased with this lens.

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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