Minolta AF 24mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by Callam9774

reviewer#2883 date: Oct-30-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 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 MP; 24MP24 MP; 36MP36 MP; 42MP42 MP; 61MP61 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Sigma 10-20 EX. Sony 18-200. Tokina 19-35. Minolta 135 2.8
price paid:Ł100
positive:Excellent image quality.Sharp and light to carry. Beautiful build quality.Good balance on KM 5D and Sony A100.
negative:Limited range. I need to carry other lenses for both ends of range.
comment: I bought this lens for myself for my birthday and have been really impressed by the quality of build and the superb results. Although the range is limited, the quality of images produced allow for quite severe cropping to produce some 'zoom' flexibility.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 106
  • sharpness: 4.49
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.58
  • flare control: 4.20
  • overall: 4.58
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