Minolta AF 28-135mm F4-4.5 A-mount lens review by tgx78

reviewer#4838 date: Feb-11-2009
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:CZ 16-80mm
minolta 28mm f/2.0
Sony 50mm f/1.4
Minolta 200mm HS G
Minolta 80-200 HS G
price paid:340 USD Mint-
positive:Sharp!
built like a tank
good focal length on a900
fast focus speed.
negative:flare
min. focus distance
little heavy
comment:Wow Wow and wow.

This lens is indeed very sharp between 28 - 100mm range.

Color is very good but I find contrast is little too much.

amazing on full frame body.

around f/8 everything is sharp corner to corner.



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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