Minolta AF 24-85mm F3.5-4.5 A-mount lens review by kaiser_jeff1986

reviewer#9875 date: Feb-2-2012
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:minolta 28-105mm xi, minolta 70-210mm, minolta 28mm, quantaray 18-200mm (sigma rebadge)
price paid:80 usd
positive:sharp, minolta colors, good zoom lens...
negative:soft on corners... have to raise the f stop a bit...
comment:very good walk around lens light but its built tough. the colors are very vibrant and is very sharp at f5.6+ used it in my a700 most of the time. happy with it.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 60
  • sharpness: 4.50
  • color: 4.78
  • build: 4.22
  • distortion: 4.32
  • flare control: 4.07
  • overall: 4.38
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