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

reviewer#10437 date: Aug-8-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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 AF28 f2.8
Minolta AF50 f1.7
Minolta AF50 f1.4
price paid:198 USD (USED)
positive:Sharp
Cheap
Lightweight
Build
2.8
negative:Only 2.8
36mm on crop sensor
slight edge distortion
comment:Nice lens all around

Can be less sharp at 2.8

Little narrow in crop sensor but 36mm is very well for everyday use.

I took this to replace 28 f2.8 and it's worth for a higher price.

NOTE: When use its hood backwards the manual focus is impossible.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 102
  • sharpness: 4.49
  • color: 4.82
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.61
  • flare control: 4.22
  • overall: 4.59
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