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

reviewer#2898 date: Nov-1-2007
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.6
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:Tamron SP AF 90mm F2.8 Di
Minolta 28-85mm F3.5-4.5 RS
Minolta 70-210mm F3.5-4.5
Minolta 35-105mm F3.5-4.5
Minolta 75-300mm F4.5-5.6
price paid:150 Euros used
positive:Wonderfull color and sharpness
Fast focus
negative:Heavy, close focus a bit long
comment:Great lens. Love the colors it produces. It's my walk around lens now. Would change it for the Tamron only for macro or portrait.
Heavy, but that means a quality lens too.
Samples here: http://www.pbase.com/mcnguyen/como_2007

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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