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

reviewer#8595 date: Jan-30-2011
sharpness: 5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.8
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:Tokina 270Pro 28-70 F2.6-2.8
Sigma 24-70 F2.8 DG HSM
price paid:295 USD (Used)
positive:Range,
Fast focus,
Great colours,
Sharp at wide open
negative:28mm not wide enough
Flare
comment:Become my camera cover. I can't found any FF lens in the system can out perform it with similar range.
Sigma 24-70, 24-70ZA and 28-75G will won it in picture quality. But look at the price, it got the greatest QP score.

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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