Minolta AF 28-100mm F3.5-5.6 D A-mount lens review by Tsukiyomi

reviewer#787 date: May-15-2006
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 1
distortion: 3
flare control: 5
overall: 3.4
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 have experience with this lens
compared to:Minolta 70-210/4
Minolta 18-70/3.5-5.6(D)
Minolta 35-70/4
Minolta 50/1.7
Sigma 90/2.8
price paid:
positive:Inexpensive, light
negative:Cheaply built, missing details, distortions
comment:Sharpness okay compared to other inexpensive lenses (at least stopped down), but details are always missing. Barrel distortion. Since a kit costs as much as a camera body alone, it´s extremely good value for money - you get it for free. But you´ll soon find yourself looking for better lenses.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 21
  • sharpness: 3.60
  • color: 4.14
  • build: 2.86
  • distortion: 3.81
  • flare control: 3.48
  • overall: 3.58
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