Minolta AF 28-135mm F4-4.5 A-mount lens review by milan33

reviewer#9173 date: Jun-23-2011
sharpness: 4.5
color: 5
build: 5
distortion: 5
flare control: 4
overall: 4.7
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:MAF 24-105/3,5-4,5
MAF 28-105/4.0-4,5
Sony 18-55, Sony 18-70,
price paid:151 EUR (used)
positive:metal solid build, very stabile in your hands, produce good sharp image, sub-Macro is very useful, IF
almost solid light
negative:a bit too heavy, no lens hood dedicated or built in, CA could be a problem, 72mm filer size rare, not produced anymore, expensive,
comment:I love this lens, its a great walk around lens,. almost solid light, very good solid lens, well kept in my hands makes possible to be used in low light and stabile without tripod, . I've tested up to now 3 examples, and the most sharp is a third one, I keep it for daily use. Quite fast AF, Internal focusing, have focusing ring closely to camera, if you find it buy it, its worth to have it, very stable lens,

good legendary lens, easy to sold, beercan generation, quite

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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