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

reviewer#7765 date: Aug-1-2010
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 4
distortion: 4
flare control: 4
overall: 4.3
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:sigma 12-24, k-m 28-75 f2.8, 28-105 f3.5-4.5, 35-70f4, 80-200 2.8, sony 70-300G
price paid:175€ (2nd)
positive:Minolta colours,long range, sharp
comment:If you find one - test it out - if it's a good one - buy it!

I got lucky - i had to do some minor cleaning inside myself - now it's a perfect lens to me - (tested on A700/minolta 5D - so only cropped factor!).

If you want it - you'll have to kill me.

It's always in the bag when i'm going out for landscape & building photographing together with the 12-24 + the 70-300G.

Used it with the LA-EA4r (monster) with firmware release 5 - and it works like a charm on the A7III.

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 203
  • sharpness: 4.63
  • color: 4.83
  • build: 4.80
  • distortion: 4.41
  • flare control: 3.44
  • overall: 4.42
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