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

reviewer#12172 date: Mar-10-2015
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.2
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 20 AF, Sigma 19, 18-55 SAM, 50 f1.4 & 50 Macro D
price paid:£140
positive:Rear element focusing (so you can hold it against glass to avoid reflections and let it AF) and short snappy screw drive AF. very cheap s/h
negative:None.
comment:Lovely F/L on either Full-frame or APS-C, and this is a lovely lens to use. My RS was stolen but the (o) is just as nice and tends to be remarkably cheap: get one with a hood for preference.

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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