Minolta AF 28-70mm F2.8 G A-mount lens review by peter3400

reviewer#11800 date: May-1-2014
sharpness: 4
color: 5
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:24-70 2.8 ZA
24-70 2.8 EX DG HSM
price paid:500 CHF
positive:Great colors with outstanding bokeh
negative:nothing much knowing that it is at least 15 years older to the compared lenses
comment:A legendary lens ... newer glasses outperform it in speed, sharpness and contrast. Nevertheless, this one will remain a G(iant) through time

rating summary

lens image
  • total reviews: 70
  • sharpness: 4.66
  • color: 5.00
  • build: 4.96
  • distortion: 4.89
  • flare control: 4.24
  • overall: 4.75
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