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

reviewer#2641 date: Aug-17-2007
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 used to own this lens
compared to:28-80/3.5-5.6
50/1.7
70-210/4
24-85/3.5-4.5
17-35/2.8-4
price paid:140€ (used)
positive:Very sharp
Contrast
Good zoom range
Well built
Quite quick AF
Looks nice on 7D

negative:Heavy
Bad minimum focus
No dedicated hood
Flare
comment:I think its sharper than the 24-85 or the 17-35. Very useful walkaround lens. Focal length is good but it will be even better if it starts at 24. I think one of the best Minolta AF lens. I recommend for everyone!

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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