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

reviewer#6531 date: Dec-5-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 3
flare control: 4
overall: 4.1
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:Minolta 28-80
Sony 18-70
price paid:
missing
positive:sharp
light
colors
range (especially 24mm)
build
negative:hood
36mm on APS-C
comment:This was an excellent all-in-one lens for my old Minolta 850SI or Dynax 7. But due to its range with APS-C (36-130), I changed it to a Sony 16-80 ZA.

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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