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

reviewer#8931 date: Apr-16-2011
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:Minolta 50/1.7
Minolta 28/2.8
price paid:300 CAD
positive:colour
sharpness
negative:nothing major for my uses (ymmv)
comment:This is one of my 3 favorite lenses to use (the others are the 50/1.7 and Tamron 90/2.8). In my mind, it's noticeably better than the 28/2.8 in terms of colour and sharpness, but it is a more expensive lens.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 102
  • sharpness: 4.49
  • color: 4.82
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.61
  • flare control: 4.22
  • overall: 4.59
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