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

reviewer#4700 date: Jan-17-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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 used to own this lens
compared to:- Min 35G (RS)
- 16-80za
- 24-70za
- Minolta 24-105/3.5-4.5
price paid:200 (used)
positive:+ Light,
+ Reasonable sharp
+ nice focal length on APS-C and FF,
+ not very expensive
negative:- after 5.6 and more closer F i see decrease of sharpness on my lens
- non SSM
- extends on focusing
comment:nice walkaround lesn on APS-C especially. Good for indoor shots. Light. It was one of my favorite primes, sold it to such 24-70za lets a lot of time on camera. Only one negative moment leaks of sharpness on closest F.

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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