Minolta AF 28-135mm F4-4.5 A-mount lens review by DLNY

reviewer#2580 date: Jul-25-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
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:Sigma 28-75 EX 2.8
Minolta 28-85
price paid:175 euro
positive:Everything, I like this lens better than my 80-200 HS APO
negative:No hood
Minimum focus distance a bit to long
comment:Everyone wants a Beercan, but I think this lens should be in every true Minoltian's bag. Because of this lens I'm thinning out my line-up, these are the 3 main lenses I'll be using from now on: Tokina 20-35, Minolta 28-135, Minolta 200 HS APO

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 201
  • sharpness: 4.62
  • color: 4.82
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.41
  • flare control: 3.44
  • overall: 4.42
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