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

reviewer#6023 date: Sep-10-2009
sharpness: 5
color: 4
build: 5
distortion: 5
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 f;1/7 28:28 34-70 f:4 28-85,24-105,beercan,
big beercan,sigma 24-135, tamron 1 7-50, tamron 28-300
price paid:300 usd
positive:very sharp even at 135 mm
negative:contrast is not as good as
my tamron 17-50, but what a
sharp and colorful lens it is.
comment:This lens is incredible. For the first time i was sastified
almost totally with a lens. But minolta has produce others "secret handshake": marvelous 28-85,35-70 f:4,50 f;1/7,beercan and big beercan.

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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