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

reviewer#5609 date: Jun-29-2009
sharpness: 4
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 4
flare control: 3
overall: 4
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:The entire minolta line...
price paid:150.00
positive:Nice all around lens
negative:CA!!!!
FLARE!!
Minimum Focus Distance
comment:For some reason I seem to find this lens on my camera quite a bit..It works fairly well in most applications and offers a nice zoom range on the "C" sensor.

The colors are true to Minolta and thats probably the best feature of the lens. The purple fringing is almost unbearable. Also prone to flare like everyone says...if your aware of it while shooting its usually not an issue..

Descent all around lens...

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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