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

reviewer#5546 date: Jun-17-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:Minolta:
28mm f2.8
35-70mm f4
50mm f1.7
70-210mm f4

Sigma:
50mm f2.8 EX DG Macro
18-125mm f3.5-5.6 DC
price paid:$175
positive:I'm very happy with this lens. Probably one of the sharpest lenses I have. It is also still very sharp at f2.8.
negative:The hood feels slightly fragile.
comment:Great lens, and affordable.

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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