Minolta AF 24mm F2.8 RS A-mount lens review by takumar

reviewer#5685 date: Jul-10-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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:Other primes, G glass, M42
price paid:250 EUR
positive:Good sharpness over the ff coverage
negative:- Corners not so sharp wide open (full frame)
- Some distortion, in architecture shots
comment:Not a stunning less, not a dog either, a good wide angle that does the job, and for a reasonabe price. Not in the G glass league, though, but very decent. Resolution gets good when stopping down. Watch out for distorsion though, because it might become noticeable on architecture shots for instance.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 25
  • sharpness: 4.46
  • color: 4.72
  • build: 4.52
  • distortion: 4.40
  • flare control: 4.16
  • overall: 4.45
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