Minolta AF 24mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by Freddan_6

reviewer#10716 date: Nov-20-2012
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 5
overall: 4.7
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:Sony 18-55 f/3.5-5.6
Minolta 28-80 f/4-5.6
Tamron 17-50 f/2.8

Minolta 28 f/2.8
Sony DT 35 f/1.8
Minolta 50 f/1.4
Sony DT 50 f/1.8
Sigma 70 f/2.8 Macro
Minolta 135 f/2.8
price paid:800 SEK
positive:Lightweight. Nice colors. Shapness. Excellent build. Small.
negative:Some minor flares if sun is in the corner. Busy bokeh at f:2.8
comment:I like this lens for sharpness, colors, weight and size. Bought at swedish ebay (tradera) for 800 SEK = 118 USD = 92 EURO.
Way better than the Minolta 28-80 above.
Only little better sharpness than the Sony 18-55 kit lens and the tamron 17-50. Really good colors.

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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