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

reviewer#4551 date: Dec-16-2008
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:minolta 50 f1,7
price paid:
positive:28-135mm range is outstanding on a quality glass like this.
negative:Need service. I can of course complain because there is no hood, on the other hand it's up to me to utilize the potential this tools gives me.
comment:I used this lens on A-100 and A-700 and she never gave me any whoo experience. On the A-900 it is a total different ballgame. She outperform the Minolta 50 1,7 by far, and the picture she gives me is so sharp that it hurts. Actually all Minolta glass shines on the A-900 which is logically because a full frame is what they where built for.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 202
  • sharpness: 4.62
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.42
  • flare control: 3.44
  • overall: 4.42
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