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

reviewer#2851 date: Oct-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 own this lens
compared to:Minolta 28-75 F2.8
price paid:$160. USD shipped
positive:Sharp, great colors and bokeh,
build, great range
negative:Heavy, no hood
comment:This is an great lens!!! Very sharp, contrast is outsanding, AF speed is good, and great colors on my 7D and 7xi. I mostly used it as my all around outdoor lens since I have the Minolta 28-75 F2.8 for indoors shots. The build is second to none.

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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