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

reviewer#8523 date: Jan-15-2011
sharpness: 4.5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.5
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 used to own this lens
compared to:Minolta 20 F2.8
KM 17-35 F2.8-4D
price paid:300 SGD
positive:size, sharpness is good when stop down to F4 onwards (very sharp)
negative:color is not as nice on digital
comment:I used the lens for about 1 year finally gave up for a 20 F2.8. It is almost half the price of 20 F2.8 but the color is not as nice

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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