Minolta AF 28-105mm F3.5-4.5 RS A-mount lens review by Sknippen100

reviewer#12099 date: Jan-22-2015
sharpness: 4
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.4
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 MP24MP24 MP36MP36 MP42MP42 MP
ownership:I own this lens
compared to:16-50mm f2.8
35-105 mm beercan
18-55 mm kit lens
price paid:70 euro
positive:Nice Handling, Cheap, Fast autofocus, colors, good build.
negative:28mm a bit too limited on apsc, not as sharp as 16-50 f2.8
comment:Very good and cheap lens. Screw drive autofocus works very fast, a lot faster then the 35-105 beercan version. Nice color rendition and good IQ. Sharpness is good but loses a bit sharpness at 105mm. Reasonably good wide open.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 45
  • sharpness: 4.54
  • color: 4.76
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.40
  • flare control: 4.27
  • overall: 4.55
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