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

reviewer#7891 date: Aug-28-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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:Min 20RS
Min 35/2RS
price paid:usd 208 used
55mm filter
Minolta colors
negative:None really
comment:Just a nice lens. It's too close to the 35mm for me to use it a lot, but every time I do, it's like an old friend is rediscovered. I used it more on the a700 than on the a900, probably because it's essentially a 35mm on the APSC. Very little distortion indeed, and an easy lens to use. For whatever reason, I found it very useful indoors.

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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