Minolta AF 24mm F2.8 A-mount lens review by The mighty terrier

reviewer#5631 date: Jul-2-2009
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 5
overall: 4.9
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 50/1.4
Minolta 35-105/3.5-4.5
Minolta 135/2.8
price paid:Ł129
positive:Size
Weight
Colours
Sharpness
Build
negative:None really
comment:Very nice 'street lens' on APS-C, nice and compact, excellent minolta colours, takes sensible diameter filters. Not really had an issue with flare when used correctly with the hood, good sharpness even wide open. Good value for money.

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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